USA Preorders Chart, 5 January 2013 – Anarchy Reigns

by playstationiso on January 11, 2013

Overview

There are is one game in the top 40 to be in its final week before launch, Anarchy Reigns for the PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360. 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, up from one last week, and the top 10 has 100,000 or more pre-orders, the same as last week. No games added 20,000 or more, the same as last week and two added 10,000 or more, down from three last week.

Games in Final Week Before Launch

There are is one game in the top 40 to be in its final week before launch, Anarchy Reigns for the PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360. The PlayStation 3 version added 4,503 pre-orders for a grand total of 49,457. Expect first week sales in the USA at retail to be in the 75,000 to 100,000 units range unit range. Expect the game to sell between 250,000 and 350,000 units lifetime in the US.

The Xbox 360 version added 3,537 pre-orders for a final total of 47,406. Expect first week sales in the USA at retail to be in the 75,000 to 100,000 units range unit range. Expect the game to sell between 250,000 and 350,000 units lifetime in the US.

Major Performers in the U.S. – Week Ending January 12

Overall software sales are expected to decrease by around 20 percent.

Overall hardware sales are expected to decrease by around 20 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 4,149 pre-orders, down from last week, for a total of 149,357. The game is 116,000 pre-orders behind God of War III. The game is 10 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 2,231 pre-orders, down from last week, for a total of 65,619. The game is 825,000 pre-orders behind Gears of War III. The game is 11 weeks away from launch in the USA, March 12, 2013.

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Bioshock Infinite (X360) added 4,336 pre-orders, down from 9,643 last week, for a total of 252,006. Bioshock Infinite (PS3) added 2,753 pre-orders, down from 5,389 last week, for a total of 154,711. The game is 12 weeks away from launch in the USA, March 26, 2013.

Notable mentions: Grand Theft Auto V (X360) added 14,513 pre-orders for a total of 207,928. Grand Theft Auto V (PS3) added 10,853 pre-orders for a total of 178,026. StarCraft II: Heart of the Swarm (PC) added 5,727 pre-orders for a total of 153,769.

Requests: Fire Emblem: Kakusei (3DS) added 6,679 pre-orders for a total of 34,935. Injustice: Gods Among Us (X360) added 1,550 pre-orders for a total of 33,243. Injustice: Gods Among Us (PS3) added 751 pre-orders for a total of 19,879. Monster Hunter Tri (WiiU) added 640 pre-orders for a total of 11,469. Sly Cooper: Thieves in Time (PSV) added 573 pre-orders for a total of 8,426.

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
4336
BioShock Infinite (X360)
Take-Two Interactive, Shooter
12 4,336 252,006
2
14513
Grand Theft Auto V (X360)
Take-Two Interactive, Action
N/A 14,513 207,928
3
10853
Grand Theft Auto V (PS3)
Take-Two Interactive, Action
N/A 10,853 178,026
4
2753
BioShock Infinite (PS3)
Take-Two Interactive, Shooter
12 2,753 154,711
5
5727
StarCraft II: Heart of the Swarm (PC)
Activision, Strategy
10 5,727 153,769
6
4149
God of War: Ascension (PS3)
Sony Computer Entertainment, Action
10 4,149 149,357
7
1527
Luigi’s Mansion: Dark Moon (3DS)
Nintendo, Adventure
N/A 1,527 137,942
8
2976
Aliens: Colonial Marines (X360)
Sega, Shooter
6 2,976 120,230
9
6453
DMC (PS3)
Capcom, Action
2 6,453 110,119
10
1557
Animal Crossing: New Leaf (3DS)
Nintendo, Action
26 1,557 109,864
11
3080
The Last of Us (PS3)
Sony Computer Entertainment, Adventure
18 3,080 93,462
12
4232
DMC (X360)
Capcom, Action
2 4,232 85,787
13
5254
Ninokuni: Shiroki Seihai no Joou (PS3)
Namco Bandai Games, Role-Playing
3 5,254 80,343
14
3932
Metal Gear Rising: Revengeance (PS3)
Konami Digital Entertainment, Action
7 3,932 78,235
15
4752
Dead Space 3 (X360)
Electronic Arts, Shooter
N/A 4,752 77,684
16
1958
Sly Cooper: Thieves in Time (PS3)
Sony Computer Entertainment, Platform
5 1,958 75,672
17
1956
BioShock Infinite (PC)
Take-Two Interactive, Shooter
12 1,956 67,775
18
2231
Gears of War: Judgment (X360)
Microsoft Game Studios, Shooter
11 2,231 65,619
19
1206
Aliens: Colonial Marines (PS3)
Sega, Shooter
6 1,206 64,303
20
623
Tom Clancy’s Rainbow 6: Patriots (X360)
Ubisoft, Shooter
N/A 623 62,263
21
3076
Tomb Raider (X360)
Square Enix, Action
N/A 3,076 59,401
22
3367
Dead Space 3 (PS3)
Electronic Arts, Shooter
N/A 3,367 55,996
23
2059
Crysis 3 (X360)
Electronic Arts, Shooter
13 2,059 50,636
24
131
The Last Guardian (PS3)
Sony Computer Entertainment, Adventure
N/A 131 50,317
25
4503
Anarchy Reigns (PS3)
Sega, Action
1 4,503 49,457
26
71
XCOM (PC)
Take-Two Interactive, Shooter
N/A 71 48,026
27
1077
Metro: Last Light (X360)
THQ, Shooter
8 1,077 47,538
28
3537
Anarchy Reigns (X360)
Sega, Action
1 3,537 47,406
29
2744
Tomb Raider (PS3)
Square Enix, Action
N/A 2,744 43,618
30
895
Lego City Undercover (WiiU)
Nintendo, Action
13 895 43,490
31
1324
Tom Clancy’s Splinter Cell: Blacklist (X360)
Ubisoft, Action
13 1,324 40,164
32
1873
Metal Gear Rising: Revengeance (X360)
Konami Digital Entertainment, Action
7 1,873 39,646
33
1381
Dead Island: Riptide (X360)
Deep Silver, Action
N/A 1,381 39,029
34
727
Pikmin 3 (WiiU)
Nintendo, Strategy
N/A 727 35,416
35
6679
Fire Emblem: Kakusei (3DS)
Unknown, Strategy
N/A 6,679 34,935
36
1583
South Park: The Stick of Truth (X360)
THQ, Role-Playing
13 1,583 34,800
37
1041
Beyond: Two Souls (PS3)
Sony Computer Entertainment, Adventure
N/A 1,041 34,726
38
1323
Crysis 3 (PS3)
Electronic Arts, Shooter
13 1,323 33,797
39
72
Prey 2 (X360)
Bethesda Softworks, Shooter
N/A 72 33,302
40
1550
Injustice: Gods Among Us (X360)
Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment, Fighting
N/A 1,550 33,253

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