USA Preorders Chart, 23 February 2013 – Metro: Last Light

by playstationiso on February 28, 2013

Overview

There are two games in the top 40 to be in their final week, Metro: Last Light for the PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360, and Etrian Odyssey IV (3DS). As a reminder the Pro data is back up, which means that I am taking requests again for games outside the top 20.

Five games have 200,000 or more pre-orders, the same as last week, and the top 11 has 100,000 or more pre-orders, down from last week. Three games added 20,000 or more, up from two last week and six added 10,000 or more, down from seven last week.

Games in Final Week Before Launch

Metro: Last Light (X360) added 952 pre-orders for a grand total of 56,781. 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 250,000 and 50,000 units lifetime in the US.

Metro: Last Light (PS3) added 454 pre-orders for a grand total of 37,795. Expect first week sales in the USA at retail to be in the 50,000 to 75,000 unit range. Expect the game to sell between 150,000 and 250,000 units lifetime in the US.

Etrian Odyssey IV (PS3) added 3,208 pre-orders for a grand total of 35,313. Expect first week sales in the USA at retail to be in the 45,000 to 75,000 unit range. Expect the game to sell between 150,000 and 200,000 units lifetime in the US.

  • Etrian Odyssey (DS, 2007) – 22,082 week one USA, 165,629 to date

Major Performers in the U.S. – Week Ending March 2

Crysis 3 for the Xbox 360 is expects to drop to around 65,000 units in its second week on sale. The PlayStation 3 version is expected to drop to around 28,000 units. The PC version is expected to drop to around 15,000 units.

Metal Gear Rising: Revengeance for the PlayStation 3 is expected to drop to around 60,000 units in its second week on sale. The Xbox 360 version is expected to drop to around 35,000 units sold.

Overall hardware sales are expected to remain relatively flat week-on-week.

Other Hot Games – In Order of Release

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

God of War: Ascension (PS3) added 20,705 pre-orders, up from 17,843 last week, for a total of 249,750. The game is 103,000 pre-orders behind God of War III. The game is three 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 53,796 pre-orders, up from 16,295 last week, for a total of 172,132. The game has fallen 936,000 pre-orders behind Gears of War III. The game is four weeks away from launch in the USA, March 12, 2013.

Bioshock Infinite Pre-orders

Bioshock Infinite (X360) added 11,859 pre-orders, down from 17,785 last week, for a total of 325,109. Bioshock Infinite (PS3) added 5,509 pre-orders, down from 7,796 last week, for a total of 192,333. The game is three weeks away from launch in the USA, March 26, 2013.

Notable mentions: StarCraft II: Heart of the Swarm (PC) added 14,075 pre-orders for a total of 235,841. The Last of Us (PS3) added 6,526 pre-orders for a total of 184,748. Tomb Raider (X360) added 10,025 pre-orders for a total of 107,846.

Requests: Pokemon X / Y (3DS) added 4,372 pre-orders for a total of 21,009. Soul Sacrifice (PSV) added 1,814 pre-orders for a total of 7,905.

Killzone: Mercenary (PSV) added 113 pre-orders for a total of 1,362.

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
11859
BioShock Infinite (X360)
Take-Two Interactive, Shooter
5 11,859 325,109
2
20705
God of War: Ascension (PS3)
Sony Computer Entertainment, Action
3 20,705 249,750
3
4450
Grand Theft Auto V (X360)
Take-Two Interactive, Action
30 4,450 247,345
4
14075
StarCraft II: Heart of the Swarm (PC)
Activision, Strategy
3 14,075 235,841
5
2744
Grand Theft Auto V (PS3)
Take-Two Interactive, Action
30 2,744 212,538
6
5509
BioShock Infinite (PS3)
Take-Two Interactive, Shooter
5 5,509 192,333
7
6526
The Last of Us (PS3)
Sony Computer Entertainment, Adventure
16 6,526 184,748
8
53796
Gears of War: Judgment (X360)
Microsoft Game Studios, Shooter
4 53,796 172,132
9
5386
Luigi’s Mansion: Dark Moon (3DS)
Nintendo, Adventure
5 5,386 157,654
10
2917
Animal Crossing: New Leaf (3DS)
Nintendo, Action
16 2,917 122,828
11
10025
Tomb Raider (X360)
Square Enix, Action
2 10,025 107,846
12
2216
BioShock Infinite (PC)
Take-Two Interactive, Shooter
5 2,216 91,354
13
8379
Tomb Raider (PS3)
Square Enix, Action
2 8,379 85,141
14
478
Tom Clancy’s Rainbow 6: Patriots (X360)
Ubisoft, Shooter
N/A 478 66,809
15
3098
Dead Island: Riptide (X360)
Deep Silver, Action
9 3,098 61,728
16
3849
Injustice: Gods Among Us (X360)
Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment, Fighting
8 3,849 58,316
17
1516
Tom Clancy’s Splinter Cell: Blacklist (X360)
Ubisoft, Action
26 1,516 57,849
18
952
Metro: Last Light (X360)
THQ, Shooter
1 952 56,781
19
1790
Lego City Undercover (WiiU)
Nintendo, Action
4 1,790 54,473
20
112
The Last Guardian (PS3)
Sony Computer Entertainment, Adventure
N/A 112 51,066
21
48
XCOM (PC)
Take-Two Interactive, Shooter
N/A 48 48,422
22
818
South Park: The Stick of Truth (X360)
THQ, Role-Playing
6 818 47,401
23
2006
Dead Island: Riptide (PS3)
Deep Silver, Action
9 2,006 45,082
24
957
Beyond: Two Souls (PS3)
Sony Computer Entertainment, Adventure
19 957 41,483
25
859
Pikmin 3 (WiiU)
Nintendo, Strategy
19 859 40,679
26
6417
MLB 13: The Show (PS3)
Sony Computer Entertainment, Sports
2 6,417 40,047
27
454
Metro: Last Light (PS3)
THQ, Shooter
1 454 37,795
28
860
South Park: The Stick of Truth (PS3)
THQ, Role-Playing
6 860 36,648
29
2418
Injustice: Gods Among Us (PS3)
Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment, Fighting
8 2,418 36,437
30
460
Tom Clancy’s Rainbow 6: Patriots (PS3)
Ubisoft, Shooter
N/A 460 35,856
31
4208
Etrian Odyssey IV (3DS)
Atlus, Action
1 4,208 35,313
32
1304
Tom Clancy’s Splinter Cell: Blacklist (PS3)
Unknown, Action
N/A 1,304 34,417
33
51
Prey 2 (X360)
Bethesda Softworks, Shooter
N/A 51 33,718
34
31887
The Professor’s Brain Trainer: Logic (DS)
Unknown, Puzzle
N/A 31,887 31,887
35
854
Let’s Dance with Mel B (X360)
Unknown, Sports
N/A 854 28,654
36
530
Karaoke Joysound Wii (Wii)
Unknown, Misc
N/A 530 28,591
37
752
Metro: Last Light ()
THQ, Shooter
N/A 752 28,168
38
376
Ragnarok: Hikari to Yami no Koujo (PSP)
Unknown, Role-Playing
N/A 376 26,825
39
120
Rayman Origins (3DS)
Ubisoft, Platform
N/A 120 25,894
40
488
Rayman Legends (WiiU)
Ubisoft, Platform
28 488 24,490

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