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Americas Preorders Chart, 8 October 2011 - Forza Motorsport 4

"Overview - There is one game in the top 20 to be in its final week before launch, Forza Motorsport 4 (X360). The top five games include Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3 (X360), Battlefield 3 (X360), The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim (X360), Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3 (PS3), and Star Wars: The Old Republic (PC). The top five games have 500,000 or more pre-orders, the same as last week, and the top 14 has 200,000 or more pre-orders, down from 15 last week. Seven games add 50,000 or more pre-orders, up from five last week and 12 add 20,000 or more, down from 13 last week."

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aquamala2260d ago

Wow assassins creed > uncharted 3 by 100,000.

trunkswd2260d ago

That is compared to the Xbox 360 version of Assassins Creed though. Uncharted 3 is 100,000 ahead of the PS3 version of Assassins Creed.

buddymagoo2260d ago (Edited 2260d ago )

Do sales really matter when it comes to Uncharted 3? We all know it will be incredible based off the last 2. And if you are not playing it, you are missing out!

gamingdroid2260d ago (Edited 2260d ago )

What is going on with Uncharted? I believe the second game, Uncharted 2, sold very well.

Jobesy2259d ago

Uncharted 3 is performing better than Uncharted 2 preorder wise. U2 opened week 1 with nearly a million in worldwide sales so if this chart is anything to go by U3 will open well over a million worldwide sales.

elshadi2259d ago (Edited 2259d ago )

@gamingdroid
uncharted 2 pre order
179,867
uncharted 3 pre order
284,482
it's doing very good
and not every one pre order the game ..they go buy it from game shop
and uncharted 2 is now almost 5M prove that
uncharted 3 will sell more than 6M

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Dark3602259d ago (Edited 2259d ago )

Halo: Combat Evolved Anniversary - Xbox 360 - 342,177

Uncharted 3: Drake's Deception - PS3 - 284,482

LOL...

Number_132260d ago

Halo Anniversary is going to be the highest selling HD remaster to date.

trunkswd2260d ago

I agree. I expect it to have similar sales to Halo 3: ODST.

gamingdroid2260d ago

I just noticed Halo: CE Anniversary sits above Uncharted 3 on pre-orders.

Hicken2259d ago

Your stealth trolling needs work. Your first two comments are sly digs at Uncharted, and both are pretty poor.

The first Halo game is a legend. It's honestly no surprise that it would have more reserves than UC3.

Your other comment regarding Uncharted 2 was just ignorant, given that UC3 still isn't even out yet, and that pre-orders don't equal sales.

Were there 3 million pre-orders for Gears 3? I can't remember, but I don't think there were. And yet, that's what Gears sold in the first week. There are still about a hundred people who pre-ordered Gears and yet didn't pick it up yet at my store, alone.

Godmars2902260d ago

Despite all the hype around N4G, the GT rivalry, its still only a racing game. Anyone who thinks its numbers are going to be anywhere near something like Halo or Gears is going to be mistaken.

gamingdroid2260d ago (Edited 2260d ago )

How does Forza go on to sell millions?

I agree, the pre-order numbers seem low albeit in a completely different genre that isn't as popular.

edit: turns out Forza 4 is on track with Forza 3 pre-orders:

http://www.vgchartz.com/art...

trunkswd2260d ago

Forza has really good legs, while games like CoD or Gears are more front loaded.

Tarantino_Life2259d ago

We get man. Microsoft is perfect. Even if the preorder numbers for some of their exclusives are low it will sell very well. If Uncharted 3 preorder numbers are low it will not sell very well.Microsoft is God's gift to Mankind and gaming would not exist if it were not for Microsof'ts blessing. You will spin everything Microsoft related into something positive while Sony related as negative. Gamingdroid you are the biggest idiot in these forums.What next? How will you spin the numbers when they have a lesser opening then GT5. I am curious go on!!

elshadi2259d ago

@tarantino_life
i want to give
bubble for funny
and bubble for well said
but i can only give you one
sooo "WELL SAID"

humbleopinion2259d ago

Forza 4 is not only on track with Forza 3, but also not far behind Gran Turismo 5 which was like 250K a week before launch - and this was after quite a few delays.
http://www.vgchartz.com/pre...

Racing games in general (just like football) have the biggest user base in Europe: GT5 for example is the best selling racing game this gen, and it sold over 4M in europe out of a total of 6.5M. It's the second best selling PS3 game, beating games like MW2, GTA IV, Fifa 11 and AC, as well as any other PS3 exclusive. Forza 3 sold almost half of the units in Europe and PGR4 sold about 75% of the total units over ther - and that is despite the fact that the console itself is very US centered. The same goes for the NFS franchise which seem to sell tons of units in Europe.

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user8586212260d ago (Edited 2260d ago )

Wow! BF3 gaining some momentum... on the 360, good to know COD may have some competition this holiday

AngelicIceDiamond2260d ago

Lol looks like Gears took Forzas thunder away maybe Xboxers ( like myself) can't handle multiple pre-order exclusives? I dunno I'm just stating an "out there opinion."

I probably will get disagrees with this comment most likely.

gamingdroid2260d ago (Edited 2260d ago )

Except your opinion is wrong. Forza 4 is performing on par with Forza 3:

Forza Motorsport 4 19,094 182,446 1 week to release
Forza Motorsport 3 18,116 165,484 2 weeks to release

http://www.vgchartz.com/art...

Based on facts from the same source, NOT on opinion.

AngelicIceDiamond2259d ago

That is good news Thanks, I had a feeling I was wrong.

Ryo-Hazuki2259d ago (Edited 2259d ago )

Yeah but wasn't Forza 3 bundled with the xbox during christmas holidays? PPl count those units as sold. I don't think Forza 4 wont match Forza 3 because of that reason

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Jobesy2259d ago

As well as Forza 3 being bundled, there also weren't as many compelling titles to play on the 360 at that time as there are this year.

qwertyz2259d ago

forza 4 will probably end up selling as much as forza 3 which is around 4.5 million units

dirtrider2259d ago

lol at ryo- well then i guess a lot of sony games "haven't sold well neither since some were bundled"

see jack ass- quit putting your foot in your mouth.

gamingdroid2259d ago (Edited 2259d ago )

With the bigger user base I expected Forza 4 to have larger pre-order numbers.

It is likely to be on par with Forza 3 sales, but that is under performing.

Maybe sales will pick up, I dunno.

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maniacmayhem2259d ago

I believe Icysub was referring to certain commenters who claim that the reason "X" doesn't sell is because there is just so many other "X's" to chose from.

Which is an absolute ridiculous claim that has now shred of evidence or truth.

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