USA Preorders Chart, 1 September 2012 – Black Ops II Greatest Gainer

by playstationiso on September 7, 2012

Overview

There are no games in the top 20 to be in its final week before launch. As a reminder the Pro data is back up, which means that I am taking requests again for games outside the top 20.

The top six games have 200,000 or more pre-orders, down from nine last week, and the top 10 has 100,000 or more pre-orders, down from 13 last week. Three games added 20,000 or more, down from six last week and six added 10,000 or more, down from nine last week.

Games in Final Week Before Launch

There are no games in the top 20 to be in its final week before launch.

Major Performers – Week Ending September 8

Madden NFL 13 (X360) sales are expected to drop to around 150,000 units in its second week on sale. The PlayStation 3 version is expected to drop to around 125,000 in its second week.

Guild Wars 2 (PC) sales are expected to drop to around 140,000 in its second week on sale.

New Super Mario Bros. 2 (3DS) sales are expected to drop to around 100,000 in its third week on sale.

Overall hardware sales are expected to remain relatively flat compared to the previous week.

Other Hot Games

Halo 4 Pre-orders vs Halo: Reach Pre-orders

Halo 4 (X360) has added 23,911 pre-orders, up from 20,069 last week, for a total of 614,599. The game is currently 225,000 pre-orders ahead of Halo: Reach during the same number of weeks before release. The game is 10 weeks away from launch in the USA, November 6, 2012.

Call of Duty: Black Ops II Pre-orders vs Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3 Pre-orders

Call of Duty: Black Ops II (X360) added 44,528 pre-orders, up from 40,702 last week, for a total of 691,923. The game is 194,000 pre-orders behind Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3 (X360) during the same number of weeks before release. The game is 11 weeks away from launch in the USA, November 13, 2012.

Call of Duty: Black Ops II Pre-orders vs Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3 Pre-orders

Call of Duty: Black Ops II (PS3) added 19,694 pre-orders, down from 36,703 last week, for a total of 419,018. The game has grown to 76,000 pre-orders ahead of Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3 (PS3). The game is 11 weeks away from launch in the USA, November 13, 2012.

Notable mentions: Borderlands 2 (X360) added 29,677 pre-orders for a total of 368,867. Assassin’s Creed III (X360) added 10,959 pre-orders for a total of 345,610. World of Warcraft: Mists of Pandaria (PC) added 11,087 pre-orders for a total of 126,284.

Requests: LittleBigPlanet (PSV) added 1,386 pre-orders for a total of 25,462. PlayStation All-Stars Battle Royale (PS3) added 1,977 pre-orders for a total of 19,920. Tomb Raider (PS3) added 499 pre-orders for a total of 15,095. Tomb Raider (X360) added 397 pre-orders for a total of 14,965.

If your favorite game isn’t in the top 20, 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 50 can be seen below or click here to go to the USA pre-orders page.

Pos Name Platform Weeks to Launch Weekly Change Total
1 Call of Duty: Black Ops II X360 11 44,528 691,923
2 Halo 4 X360 10 23,911 614,599
3 Call of Duty: Black Ops II PS3 11 19,694 419,018
4 Borderlands 2 X360 3 29,677 368,867
5 Assassin’s Creed III X360 9 10,959 345,610
6 Assassin’s Creed III PS3 9 6,994 220,709
7 Borderlands 2 PS3 3 9,038 152,552
8 BioShock Infinite X360 26 919 128,592
9 Luigi’s Mansion: Dark Moon 3DS N/A 727 127,112
10 World of Warcraft: Mists of Pandaria PC 4 11,087 126,284
11 Hitman: Absolution X360 12 2,103 94,291
12 Pokemon Black / White Version 2 DS 6 7,522 89,177
13 Animal Crossing 3DS N/A 723 81,465
14 Hitman: Absolution PS3 12 1,847 81,040
15 Borderlands 2 PC 3 2,606 77,075
16 Resident Evil 6 PS3 5 6,585 76,666
17 Final Fantasy XIV Online PS3 N/A 228 76,252
18 BioShock Infinite PS3 26 532 74,676
19 Resident Evil 6 X360 5 6,713 69,985
20 Assassin’s Creed III PC 9 2,152 63,302
21 Aliens: Colonial Marines X360 24 Pro
22 Far Cry 3 X360 14 Pro
23 FIFA 13 X360 4 Pro
24 Medal of Honor: Warfighter X360 8 Pro
25 Dishonored X360 6 Pro
26 The Last Guardian PS3 N/A Pro
27 Transformers: War for Cybertron 2 X360 N/A Pro
28 God of War: Ascension PS3 28 Pro
29 Ratchet & Clank: Tools of Destruction and Ratchet & Clank: A Crack in Time PS3 N/A Pro
30 Medal of Honor: Warfighter PS3 8 Pro
31 NBA 2K13 X360 5 Pro
32 Tom Clancy’s Rainbow 6: Patriots X360 N/A Pro
33 Transformers: War for Cybertron 2 PS3 N/A Pro
34 Persona 4: The Golden PSV 9 Pro
35 Sly Cooper: Thieves in Time PS3 N/A Pro
36 Far Cry 3 PS3 14 Pro
37 FIFA 13 PS3 4 Pro
38 Aliens: Colonial Marines PS3 24 Pro
39 StarCraft II: Heart of the Swarm PC N/A Pro
40 Dishonored PS3 6 Pro
41 Tekken Tag Tournament 2 PS3 2 Pro
42 The Last of Us PS3 N/A Pro
43 NBA 2K13 PS3 5 Pro
44 XCOM X360 N/A Pro
45 Who Wants to be a Millionaire: 1st Edition Wii N/A Pro
46 Dead or Alive 5 PS3 4 Pro
47 XCOM PS3 N/A Pro
48 Metro: Last Light X360 N/A Pro
49 Dead or Alive 5 X360 4 Pro
50 Prey 2 X360 N/A Pro

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