USA Preorders Chart, 4 August 2012 – Black Ops II Greatest Gainer

by playstationiso on August 9, 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, the same as last week, and the top 11 has 100,000 or more pre-orders, the same as last week. Four games added 20,000 or more, down from five last week and seven added 10,000 or more, up from six 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 August 11

Kingdom Hearts 3D: Dream Drop Distance (3DS) sales are expected to drop to around 70,000 in its second week on sale.

Hardware sales overall are expected to drop slightly compared to the previous week.

Other Hot Games

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

Halo 4 (X360) is at the top of the charts as it added 24,382 pre-orders, down from 24,805 last week, for a total of 531,725. The game is currently 267,000 ahead or double the pre-orders of Halo: Reach during the same number of weeks before release. The game is 14 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 59,653 pre-orders, down from 71,984 last week, for a total of 489,590. The game is 173,000 pre-orders behind Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3 (X360) during the same week before release. The game is 15 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 45,167 pre-orders, up from 43,882 last week, for a total of 294,042. The game is 9,000 pre-orders ahead of Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3 (PS3). The game is 15 weeks away from launch in the USA, November 13, 2012.

Notable mentions: Borderlands 2 (X360) added 21,506 pre-orders for a total of 270,042. Madden NHL 13 (PS3) added 12,887 pre-orders for a total of 99,694. World of Warcraft: Mists of Pandaria (PC) added 18,079 pre-orders for a total of 81,954.

Requests: New Super Mario Bros. 2 (3DS) added 10,130 pre-orders for a total of 38,374. Sleeping Dogs(X360) added 3,578 pre-orders for a total of 21,622. The PlayStation 3 version added 2,688 pre-orders for a total of 19,458. PlayStation All-Stars Battle Royale (PS3) added 1,331 pre-orders for a total of 9,633. The PlayStation Vita version added 324 pre-orders for a total of 2,904.

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 Halo 4 X360 14 24,382 531,725
2 Call of Duty: Black Ops II X360 15 59,653 489,590
3 Assassin’s Creed III X360 13 9,736 303,400
4 Call of Duty: Black Ops II PS3 15 45,167 294,042
5 Borderlands 2 X360 7 21,506 270,419
6 Guild Wars 2 PC 22 4,781 212,494
7 Assassin’s Creed III PS3 13 6,963 195,839
8 Borderlands 2 PS3 7 4,891 126,282
9 BioShock Infinite X360 35 616 125,731
10 Luigi’s Mansion: Dark Moon 3DS 22 669 123,926
11 Darksiders II X360 2 10,118 109,141
12 Madden NFL 13 PS3 4 12,887 99,694
13 Darksiders II PS3 2 5,108 91,441
14 Hitman: Absolution X360 16 1,934 87,016
15 World of Warcraft: Mists of Pandaria PC 439 18,079 81,954
16 Animal Crossing 3DS 22 687 78,949
17 Final Fantasy XIV Online PS3 N/A 305 75,099
18 Hitman: Absolution PS3 16 1,331 74,523
19 BioShock Infinite PS3 35 493 72,887
20 Borderlands 2 PC 7 3,797 66,261
21 Pokemon Black / White Version 2 DS 22 Pro
22 Resident Evil 6 PS3 9 Pro
23 Aliens: Colonial Marines X360 28 Pro
24 Far Cry 3 X360 5 Pro
25 Assassin’s Creed III PC 13 Pro
26 Resident Evil 6 X360 9 Pro
27 The Last Story Wii 2 Pro
28 Madden NFL 13 X360 4 Pro
29 The Last Guardian PS3 439 Pro
30 Tom Clancy’s Rainbow 6: Patriots X360 N/A Pro
31 Medal of Honor: Warfighter X360 12 Pro
32 Sly Cooper: Thieves in Time PS3 22 Pro
33 Dishonored X360 10 Pro
34 Far Cry 3 PS3 5 Pro
35 God of War: Ascension PS3 32 Pro
36 New Super Mario Bros. 2 3DS 3 Pro
37 Aliens: Colonial Marines PS3 28 Pro
38 StarCraft II: Heart of the Swarm PC N/A Pro
39 Transformers: War for Cybertron 2 X360 N/A Pro
40 Who Wants to be a Millionaire: 1st Edition Wii N/A Pro
41 Medal of Honor: Warfighter PS3 12 Pro
42 The Last of Us PS3 439 Pro
43 Transformers: War for Cybertron 2 PS3 N/A Pro
44 Dishonored PS3 10 Pro
45 XCOM X360 74 Pro
46 Ratchet & Clank: Tools of Destruction and Ratchet & Clank: A Crack in Time PS3 N/A Pro
47 FIFA 13 X360 N/A Pro
48 Tekken Tag Tournament 2 PS3 6 Pro
49 Metro: Last Light X360 74 Pro
50 Prey 2 X360 N/A Pro

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