VGChartz: America's Pre-Order Chart Week Ending 5th November 2011

VGChartz have posted their American preorder chart for the week ending 5th November 2011. The top 5 are:

1: Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3 (X360) - 427,159 - 2,813,178
2: Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3 (PS3) - 250,276 - 1,219,070
3: The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim (X360) - 238,141 - 1,204,558
4: Star Wars: The Old Republic (PC) - 50,321 - 802,976
5: The Legend of Zelda: Skyward Sword (Wii) - 71,354 - 592,854

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Focus2756d ago (Edited 2756d ago )

Extremely impressed with Skyrim, releasing on the same week as the phenomenon known as MW3 and still pre-ordering over 1.2 million units. Here I was thinking 360 owners only buy shooters.
Edit: Halo 4 already over 100k units and no release date. BEAST.

Chuk52756d ago

I am also impressed with Skyrim's numbers. Don't be fooled by the numbers shooters do on 360, there are a lot of of 360 gamers that love western rpgs.

xPhearR3dx2756d ago

All 360 fans only love shooters is just a stereotype, just like all black people love chicken. The fact that Skyrim on 360 almost has more pre-orders than MW3 on PS3 is damn impressive.

Focus2756d ago

I do love me some chicken though. He he he. Skyrim is pre-ordering almost 3 times more on 360 with an install base less than twice as many before anyone mentions the 11 million difference

Noticeably_FAT2756d ago

I wouldn't be surprised to see Halo take back the most pre-orders for an Xbox 360 game. I am guessing between 3-4 million by the time the game releases late next year.

fluffydelusions2756d ago

Halo CD Anniversary has nearly 600k preorders...madness for an HD remake.

SlipperyMooseCakes2756d ago

Halo An. Will have a lot of preorders, but it will not beat MW3. It is a remastering of a 10 year old game so a lot of people will not purchase it. However, Halo 4 I think will give any game a run for its money. Not only is it a Halo game, but the return of Master Chief. We haven't seen a game released with him in it since 2007. And we all remember the spectacular Halo 3 launch.

towelie12882756d ago

already got CODMW3 and Halo CE for 360
thinking about MGSHD
and battlefield is a great game already and still playing

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SDF Repellent2756d ago

Wait a minute, I thought all X360 fans only buy shooters? What the heck is Skyrim, Assasin's Creed Revelation, and Saint's Row the Third doing on the chart. :S

GraveLord2756d ago

Modern Warfare 3 is BEAST. Its on track to beat Black Ops' record for highest first week sales of all time!