There is one game in the top 30 to be in its final week: EA Sports UFC for the PlayStation 4 and Xbox One.
Two games have 200,000 or more pre-orders, the same as last week, and the top four has 100,000 or more pre-orders, the same as last week. One game added 20,000 or more pre-orders, up from none last week and five added 10,000 or more, up from two last week.
Games in Final Week Before Launch
EA Sports UFC (PS4) added 16,429 pre-orders for a grand total of 84,853. Expect first week sales in the USA at retail to be in the 100,000 to 125,000 unit range. Expect the game to sell between 500,000 and 700,000 units lifetime in the US at retail.
EA Sports UFC (XOne) added 11,985 pre-orders for a grand total of 51,534. Expect first week sales in the USA at retail to be in the 75,000 to 100,000 unit range. Expect the game to sell between 400,000 and 550,000 units lifetime in the US at retail.
Other Hot Games – In Order of Release
Destiny (PS4) added 22,273 pre-orders, up from 5,247 last week, for a total of 338,226. The Xbox One version added 7,860 pre-orders, up from 5,649 pre-orders last week, for a total of 283,962. The Xbox 360 version added 2,218 pre-orders, down from 2,272 last week, for a total of 125,407. The PlayStation 3 version added 1,128 pre-orders, down from 1,434 last week, for a total of 61,724. The game is 13 weeks away from launch in the USA, May 27, 2014.
Notable mentions: Dragon Age: Inquisition (PS4) added 8,632 pre-orders for a total of 50,164. The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt (PS4) added 15,555 pre-orders for a total of 45,675. Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare (X360) added 5,447 pre-orders for a total of 40,068.
Requests: Middle-Earth: Shadow of Mordor (PS4) added 1,401 pre-orders for a total of 30,287. Middle-Earth: Shadow of Mordor (XOne) added 1,053 pre-orders for a total of 15,460. Sunset Overdrive (XOne) added 915 pre-orders for a total of 11,542. Pokemon Omega Ruby / Alpha Sapphire (3DS) added 2,911 pre-orders for a total of 7,817. Halo 5: Guardians (XOne) added 1,059 pre-orders for a total of 2,939.
If your favorite game isn't in the top 30, leave a comment requesting which game you want to see and the most requested games will be added in next week's article!
The Top 30 can be seen below or click here to go to the USA pre-orders page.
A life-long and avid gamer, William D'Angelo was first introduced to VGChartz in 2007. After years of supporting the site, he was brought on in 2010 as a junior analyst, working his way up to lead analyst in 2012. He has expanded his involvement in the gaming community by producing content on his own YouTube channel dedicated to gaming Let's Plays and tutorials. Outside, in the real world, he has a passion for the outdoors which includes everything from hiking to having received his B.A. in Environmental Studies. You can contact the author at firstname.lastname@example.org.