USA Preorders Chart, 19 January 2013 – Ninokuni Shiroki Seihai no Joou

by playstationiso on January 26, 2013

Overview

There is one game in the top 40 to be in its final week before launch, Ninokuni: Shiroki Seihai no Joou (PS3). As a reminder the Pro data is back up, which means that I am taking requests again for games outside the top 20.

Two games have 200,000 or more pre-orders, the same as last week, and the top 11 has 100,000 or more pre-orders, up from 10 last week. Three games added 20,000 or more, up from one last week and four added 10,000 or more, the same as last week.

Games in Final Week Before Launch

There is one game in the top 40 to be in its final week before launch, Ninokuni: Shiroki Seihai no Joou (PS3). The game added 30,644 pre-orders for a grand total of 122,861. Expect first week sales in the USA at retail to be in the 125,000 to 175,000 units range unit range. Expect the game to sell between 350,000 and 450,000 units lifetime in the US.

Major Performers in the U.S. – Week Ending January 26

DMC (PS3) sales are expected to drop to around 50,000 units in its second week. The Xbox 360 version is expected to drop to around 40,000 units.

Overall hardware sales are expected to decrease by around 10 percent.

Other Hot Games – In Order of Release

God of War Ascension Pre-orders vs God of War III

God of War: Ascension (PS3) added 9,655 pre-orders, up from 7,063 last week, for a total of 166,075. The game has fallen 119,000 pre-orders behind God of War III. The game is eight weeks away from launch in the USA, March 12, 2013.

Gears of War: Judgments Pre-Orders vs Gears of War IIi Pre-orders

Gears of War: Judgment (X360) added 3,970 pre-orders, up from 3,058 last week, for a total of 72,647. The game has fallen 883,000 pre-orders behind Gears of War III. The game is nine weeks away from launch in the USA, March 12, 2013.

Bioshock Infinite Pre-orders

Bioshock Infinite (X360) added 6,617 pre-orders, up from 5,988 last week, for a total of 264,611. Bioshock Infinite (PS3) added 3,842 pre-orders, up from 3,726 last week, for a total of 162,279. The game is 10 weeks away from launch in the USA, March 26, 2013.

Notable mentions: StarCraft II: Heart of the Swarm (PC) added 9,536 pre-orders for a total of 170,792. Dead Space 3 (X360) 27,057. Fire Emblem: Awakening (3DS) added 32,425 pre-orders for a total of 89,769.

Requests: Aliens: Colonial Marines (WiiU) added 501 pre-orders for a total 10,735. Castlevania: Lords of Shadow – Mirror of Fate (3DS) entered the charts with 1,140 pre-orders.

If your favorite game isn’t in the top 40, 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 40 can be seen below or click here to go to the USA pre-orders page.

Pos Game Weeks to Launch Weekly Change Total
1
6617
BioShock Infinite (X360)
Take-Two Interactive, Shooter
10 6,617 264,611
2
5236
Grand Theft Auto V (X360)
Take-Two Interactive, Action
N/A 5,236 219,734
3
5073
Grand Theft Auto V (PS3)
Take-Two Interactive, Action
N/A 5,073 188,632
4
9536
StarCraft II: Heart of the Swarm (PC)
Activision, Strategy
8 9,536 170,792
5
9655
God of War: Ascension (PS3)
Sony Computer Entertainment, Action
8 9,655 166,075
6
3842
BioShock Infinite (PS3)
Take-Two Interactive, Shooter
10 3,842 162,279
7
1535
Luigi’s Mansion: Dark Moon (3DS)
Nintendo, Adventure
N/A 1,535 141,023
8
5744
Aliens: Colonial Marines (X360)
Sega, Shooter
4 5,744 129,686
9
30644
Ninokuni: Shiroki Seihai no Joou (PS3)
Namco Bandai Games, Role-Playing
1 30,644 122,861
10
27057
Dead Space 3 (X360)
Electronic Arts, Shooter
N/A 27,057 120,171
11
1469
Animal Crossing: New Leaf (3DS)
Nintendo, Action
24 1,469 112,986
12
3142
The Last of Us (PS3)
Sony Computer Entertainment, Adventure
16 3,142 99,732
13
8561
Metal Gear Rising: Revengeance (PS3)
Konami Digital Entertainment, Action
5 8,561 91,863
14
32425
Fire Emblem: Kakusei (3DS)
Nintendo, Strategy
3 32,425 89,769
15
10251
Sly Cooper: Thieves in Time (PS3)
Sony Computer Entertainment, Platform
3 10,251 89,410
16
2974
BioShock Infinite (PC)
Take-Two Interactive, Shooter
10 2,974 73,098
17
3970
Gears of War: Judgment (X360)
Microsoft Game Studios, Shooter
9 3,970 72,647
18
9896
Dead Space 3 (PS3)
Electronic Arts, Shooter
N/A 9,896 71,423
19
6789
Tomb Raider (X360)
Square Enix, Action
N/A 6,789 70,414
20
2569
Aliens: Colonial Marines (PS3)
Sega, Shooter
4 2,569 68,682
21
735
Tom Clancy’s Rainbow 6: Patriots (X360)
Ubisoft, Shooter
N/A 735 63,581
22
4847
Crysis 3 (X360)
Electronic Arts, Shooter
11 4,847 58,439
23
4330
Tomb Raider (PS3)
Square Enix, Action
N/A 4,330 51,712
24
1703
Metro: Last Light (X360)
THQ, Shooter
6 1,703 50,494
25
107
The Last Guardian (PS3)
Sony Computer Entertainment, Adventure
N/A 107 50,488
26
55
XCOM (PC)
Take-Two Interactive, Shooter
N/A 55 48,140
27
1503
Lego City Undercover (WiiU)
Nintendo, Action
9 1,503 46,020
28
3527
Metal Gear Rising: Revengeance (X360)
Konami Digital Entertainment, Action
5 3,527 45,759
29
3256
Dead Island: Riptide (X360)
Deep Silver, Action
N/A 3,256 44,009
30
1984
Tom Clancy’s Splinter Cell: Blacklist (X360)
Ubisoft, Action
11 1,984 43,660
31
2179
South Park: The Stick of Truth (X360)
THQ, Role-Playing
11 2,179 39,033
32
2860
Crysis 3 (PS3)
Electronic Arts, Shooter
11 2,860 38,522
33
3115
Injustice: Gods Among Us (X360)
Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment, Fighting
13 3,115 38,130
34
956
Beyond: Two Souls (PS3)
Sony Computer Entertainment, Adventure
N/A 956 36,513
35
491
Pikmin 3 (WiiU)
Nintendo, Strategy
N/A 491 36,311
36
373
Tom Clancy’s Rainbow 6: Patriots (PS3)
Ubisoft, Shooter
N/A 373 33,770
37
1102
Metro: Last Light (PS3)
THQ, Shooter
6 1,102 33,520
38
62
Prey 2 (X360)
Bethesda Softworks, Shooter
N/A 62 33,425
39
2609
Dead Island: Riptide (PS3)
Deep Silver, Action
N/A 2,609 33,168
40
1486
Aliens: Colonial Marines (PC)
Sega, Shooter
4 1,486 31,621

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