Overview - Halo Reach (X360) is on track to hit 2 million pre-orders to remain ahead of Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2 (X360) in its final week before release. Kingdom Hearts: Birth by Sleep (PSP) is in its final week hitting 100,000 total pre-orders. Gran Turismo 5 (PS3) remains steady as other games start to pick up.
Games in final week before release - The week’s top game in its last week before release is Kingdom Hearts: Birth by Sleep (PSP). It crosses 100,000 as pre-orders rise to 15,000 on the week. Expect first week sales in the 175,000 to 200,000 range.
The other game in its final week before release is Spider-Man: Shattered Dimensions for the Xbox 360 and PlayStation 3. The X360 version is at 34,000 pre-orders and the PS3 version is at 31,000. Expect first week sales in the 45,000 to 55,000 range for both versions.
Other Hot Games
Halo Reach (X360) adds another 232,000 pre-orders for the week reaching a total of 1.69 million with 3 week until release. The gap between Halo Reach and Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2 (X360) grows to 59,000 with only 2 weeks left until release. Reach has a shot of hitting 2 million pre-orders next week.
Gran Turismo 5 (PS3) pre-orders remain steady adding another 7,000 on the week for a total of 165,000. The game is currently 9 weeks from release.
Call of Duty: Black Ops combined pre-orders for the Xbox 360 and PlayStation 3 version are currently outpacing the combined pre-orders of Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2 by 146,000 for a total of 884,000 with 10 weeks left until release. If this keeps up it will become the biggest opening for a game ever.
Also in the top 10 is Medal of Honor as pre-orders are at 541,000 for the Xbox 360 and PlayStation 3 version combined, as the game added 21,000 pre-orders on the week. Fallout: New Vegas pre-orders are up on the week adding another 38,000 pre-orders for the X360, PS3, and PC versions combined, for a total of 466,000. Fable 3 (X360) 8 weeks until release adds another 37,000 pre-orders this week for a total of 228,000. Final Fantasy XIV Online (PC) with 5 weeks until release adds 12,000 pre-orders for a total of 164,000 on the PC version; also the PS3 version is at 25,000 total pre-orders.
Notable mentions outside the top 10: Kinect Adventures! (X360) adds 7,000 pre-orders for a total of 107,000 with 9 weeks until release. Sports Champions (PS3) adds 3,000 pre-orders for a total of 29,000 pre-orders with 2 weeks left until release. Star Wars: The Force Unleashed 2 adds 13,000 for both versions combined for a total of 160,000 with 8 weeks left until release. Disney Epic Mickey (Wii) is at 35,000 pre-orders with 4,000 on the week with 9 weeks left until release.
The Top 50 can be seen below or click here to go to the pre-orders page.
|2||Call of Duty: Black Ops||X360||10||83,706||561,804|
|3||Call of Duty: Black Ops||PS3||10||50,726||322,299|
|4||Medal of Honor||X360||6||12,616||284,550|
|5||Fallout: New Vegas||X360||7||24,930||266,226|
|6||Medal of Honor||PS3||6||8,895||246,510|
|8||World of Warcraft: Cataclysm||PC||N/A||95,317||209,563|
|9||Gran Turismo 5||PS3||9||7,383||165,352|
|10||Final Fantasy XIV Online||PC||4||12,008||164,729|
|11||Fallout: New Vegas||PS3||7||7,789||125,295|
|13||Kingdom Hearts: Birth by Sleep||PSP||1||14,997||105,886|
|14||Star Wars: The Force Unleashed II||X360||8||8,699||93,424|
|15||Assassin's Creed: Brotherhood||X360||11||7,935||88,252|
|16||Dead Rising 2||X360||4||6,614||87,926|
|17||Assassin's Creed: Brotherhood||PS3||11||11,238||86,410|
|18||Fallout: New Vegas||PC||7||5,324||74,603|
|19||Star Wars: The Force Unleashed II||PS3||8||4,731||66,403|
|22||Medal of Honor||PC||6||14,746||51,807|
|23||Tom Clancy's Ghost Recon: Future Soldier||X360||N/A||1,052||44,272|
|24||Dead Rising 2||PS3||4||3,043||41,267|
|25||Just Dance 2||Wii||6||12,468||38,948|
|26||Gears of War 3||X360||31||2,471||37,818|
|27||The Legend of Zelda: Skyward Sword||Wii||N/A||1,574||36,446|
|28||Guitar Hero: Warriors of Rock||X360||4||5,397||36,380|
|29||Disney Epic Mickey||Wii||9||4,393||35,111|
|30||Spider-Man: Shattered Dimensions||X360||1||3,415||33,714|
|31||Rock Band 3||X360||8||5,803||30,875|
|32||Spider-Man: Shattered Dimensions||PS3||1||3,057||30,820|
|38||Guitar Hero: Warriors of Rock||Wii||4||3,931||26,663|
|40||Test Drive Unlimited 2||X360||19||843||25,707|
|41||Final Fantasy XIV Online||PS3||N/A||937||25,628|
|42||Dead Space 2||X360||21||663||25,516|
|43||Dead Space 2||PS3||21||1,105||25,486|
|44||SOCOM 4: U.S. Navy SEALs||PS3||N/A||986||24,320|
|45||Golden Sun: Dark Dawn||DS||13||22||24,179|
|46||FIFA Soccer 11||X360||4||7,839||23,814|
|47||Batman: Arkham City||X360||N/A||718||22,602|
|48||Castlevania: Lords of Shadow||PS3||5||3,915||22,135|
|49||Batman: Arkham City||PS3||N/A||667||21,636|
|50||Pokémon Black / White Version||DS||N/A||2,445||21,569|