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 (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 (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 (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!
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