Americas Preorders Chart, 15 October 2011 - Batman: Arkham City - NewsWilliam D'Angelo , posted on 17 October 2011 / 8,820 Views
There is one game in the top 20 to be in its final week before launch, Batman: Arkham City for the Xbox 360 and PlayStation 3. The top five games include Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3 (X360), Battlefield 3 (X360), The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim (X360), Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3 (PS3), and Star Wars: The Old Republic (PC). The top six games have 500,000 or more pre-orders, up from one last week, and the top 15 has 200,000 or more pre-orders, up from 14 last week. Seven games add 50,000 or more pre-orders, the same as last week and 13 add 20,000 or more, up from 12 last week.
Games in final week before launch
Batman: Arkham City (X360) is at number six in its final week. The game added 96,000 pre-orders, up from 69,000 last week, for a grand total of 530,000. Expect first week sales in the Americas to be in the 700,000 to 900,000 unit range.
Batman: Arkham City (PS3) is at number seven in its final week. The game added 70,000 pre-orders, up from 55,000 last week, for a total of 471,000. Expect first week sales in the Americas to be in the 700,000 to 900,000 unit range.
Other Hot Games
Battlefield 3 (X360) is at number two as it adds 133,000 pre-orders, up from 114,000 last week, for a total of 1.07 million. The PlayStation 3 version is up two spots to number eight as it adds 64,000 pre-orders, up from 50,000 last week, for a total of 449,000. The game is two weeks away from launch, October 25 in the Americas and October 28 in EMEAA.
Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3 (X360) is at the top as it adds 162,000 pre-orders, up from 136,000 pre-orders the previous week. The game currently has 1.72 million pre-orders and is four weeks away from launch, November 8 in both the Americas and EMEAA. The game will probably pass Call of Duty: Black Ops (X360) total pre-orders next week and is well on the way to reaching the two million pre-orders.
Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3 (PS3) is at number four as it adds 67,000 pre-orders down from 72,000 last week. The game is currently at 673,000 pre-orders and will launch in four weeks, November 8 in both the Americas and EMEAA. The gap between it and Call of Duty: Black Ops (PS3), the game with the biggest opening for the PlayStation 3, has grown this week from 30,000 to 56,000.
The Legend of Zelda: Skyward Sword (Wii) is down one spot to number nine, as it adds 23,000 pre-orders, the same as last week, for a total of 414,000. The game is six weeks away from launch, November 18 in EMEAA and November 20 in the Americas.
Also in the top 10: The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim (X360) is at number three as it adds 61,000 pre-orders, up from 58, 000 last week, for a total of 699,000. The game is four weeks away from launch, November 11 in both the Americas and EMEAA.
Star Wars: The Old Republic (PC) is at number five as it adds 35,000 pre-orders, down from 63,000 last week, for a total of 630,000. The game is 10 weeks away from launch, December 20 in the Americas and December 22 in EMEAA.
Assassin’s Creed: Revelations (X360) is down one spot to number ten, as it adds 19,000 pre-orders, down from 21,000 last week, for a total of 408,000. The game is five weeks away from launch, November 15 in the Americas and EMEAA.
Notable mentions outside the top 10: Halo: Combat Evolved Anniversary (X360) adds 29,000 pre-orders for a total of 372,000. Uncharted 3: Drake’s Deception (PS3) adds 22,000 pre-orders for a total of 306,000. The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim (PS3) adds 24,000 pre-orders for a total of 251,000.
Requests from last week’s article for games that are not in the top 20: Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3 (PC) adds 4,000 pre-orders for a total of 77,000. The Sims 3: Pets (PC) adds 17,000 pre-orders in its final week before for a total of 59,000. Kinect Sports: Season Two (X360) adds 8,000 pre-orders for a total of 46,000.
If your favorite game isn't in the top 20, leave a comment requesting which game you want to see and the three most thumbed up requested games will be added in next week's article!
The Top 20 can be seen below or click here to go to the pre-orders page.
|Pos||Name||Console||Weeks to Launch||Weekly Change||Total|
|1||Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3||X360||4||161,633||1,719,144|
|3||The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim||X360||4||61,206||698,614|
|4||Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3||PS3||4||67,182||672,562|
|5||Star Wars: The Old Republic||PC||10||34,808||630,465|
|6||Batman: Arkham City||X360||1||96,205||530,496|
|7||Batman: Arkham City||PS3||1||69,577||471,271|
|9||The Legend of Zelda: Skyward Sword||Wii||6||22,507||413,881|
|10||Assassin's Creed: Revelations||X360||5||18,741||408,262|
|11||Halo: Combat Evolved Anniversary||X360||5||29,462||371,639|
|12||Uncharted 3: Drake's Deception||PS3||3||21,925||306,407|
|13||Mass Effect 3||X360||21||10,566||265,577|
|14||The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim||PS3||4||24,443||251,037|
|15||Assassin's Creed: Revelations||PS3||5||15,053||200,269|
|16||Tom Clancy's Ghost Recon: Future Soldier||X360||21||3,237||157,812|
|17||Saints Row: The Third||X360||5||19,468||152,711|
|20||The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim||PC||4||10,804||133,903|
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