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There are two games in the top 40 that are in their final weeks (week ending April 4): Xenoblade Chronicles (3DS) and Etrian Mystery Dungeon (3DS).
Two games have 200,000 or more pre-orders, up from one last week, and the top seven all have 100,000 or more pre-orders, up from six last week. Four games added 20,000 or more pre-orders, down from seven last week, and eight added 10,000 or more, which is down from nine last week.
Games in Final Week Before Launch
Xenoblade Chronicles (3DS) added 4,498 pre-orders for a grand total of 35,013. Expect first week sales in the USA at retail to be in the 45,000 to 65,000 unit range. Expect the game to sell between 250,000 units and 350,000 units lifetime in the US at retail.
Etrian Mystery Dungeon (3DS) added 1,728 pre-orders for a final total of 19,242. Expect first week sales in the USA at retail to be in the 30,000 to 40,000 unit range. Expect the game to sell between 150,000 units and 250,000 units lifetime in the US at retail.
Other Hot Games – In Order of Release
The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt (PS4) added 10,605 pre-orders, up from 3,222 last week, for a total of 154,248. The Xbox One version added 6,819 pre-orders, up from 2,633 last week, for a total of 89,546. The PC version added 2,371 pre-orders, up from 928 last week, for a total of 73,760.
Batman Arkham Knight (PS4) added 21,975 pre-orders, up from 7,088 last week, for a total of 220,926. The Xbox One version added 6,069 pre-orders, up from 3,391 last week, for a total of 100,825. The PC version added 2,394 pre-orders, up from 900 last week, for a total of 25,689.
Notable mentions: Call of Duty: Black Ops 3 has entered the charts for the week ending April 4. The Xbox One version has 89,584 pre-orders and the PlayStation 4 version has 62,052 pre-orders.
Requests: Just Cause 3 (PS4) added 2,762 pre-orders, for a total of 7,131. Just Cause 3 (XOne) added 1,024 pre-orders, for a total of 6,375.
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.PosGameWeeks to LaunchWeekly ChangeTotal1 Batman: Arkham Knight (PS4)
Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment, Action 12 21,975 220,926 2 Halo 5: Guardians (XOne)
Microsoft Game Studios, Shooter N/A 11,428 217,119 3 Mortal Kombat X (PS4)
Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment, Fighting 2 14,348 177,202 4 The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt (PS4)
Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment, Role-Playing 7 10,605 154,248 5 Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain (PS4)
Konami Digital Entertainment, Action N/A 4,088 138,023 6 Kingdom Hearts III (PS4)
Disney Interactive Studios, Role-Playing N/A 439 102,727 7 Batman: Arkham Knight (XOne)
Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment, Action 12 6,069 100,825 8 Call of Duty: Black Ops 3 (XOne)
Activision, Shooter N/A 89,584 89,584 9 The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt (XOne)
Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment, Role-Playing 7 6,819 89,546 10 Mortal Kombat X (XOne)
Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment, Fighting 2 6,028 86,374 11 Uncharted 4: A Thief's End (PS4)
Sony Computer Entertainment, Shooter N/A 1,428 84,934 12 Tom Clancy's The Division (PS4)
Ubisoft, Role-Playing N/A 1,800 83,754 13 The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt (PC)
Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment, Role-Playing 7 2,344 73,760 14 Tom Clancy's The Division (XOne)
Ubisoft, Role-Playing N/A 2,371 68,270 15 Grand Theft Auto V (PC)
Take-Two Interactive, Action 2 6,392 62,517 16 Call of Duty: Black Ops 3 (PS4)
Activision, Shooter N/A 62,052 62,052 17 Mad Max (PS4)
Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment, Action N/A 3,135 54,755 18 Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain (XOne)
Konami Digital Entertainment, Action N/A 1,318 54,070 19 Final Fantasy XV (PS4)
Square Enix, Role-Playing N/A 435 48,343 20 Project CARS (PS4)
Slightly Mad Studios, Racing 6 3,498 39,097 21 Mortal Kombat X (X360)
Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment, Fighting N/A 5,195 37,883 22 Xenoblade Chronicles (3DS)
Nintendo, Role-Playing 1 4,498 35,013 23 Mortal Kombat X (PS3)
Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment, Fighting N/A 3,345 32,031 24 Project CARS (XOne)
Slightly Mad Studios, Racing 6 2,197 28,577 25 Mad Max (XOne)
Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment, Action N/A 27,381 27,381 26 Yarn Yoshi (WiiU)
Nintendo, Platform N/A 1,053 26,564 27 Batman: Arkham Knight (PC)
Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment, Action 12 2,394 25,689 28 Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain (PS3)
Konami Digital Entertainment, Action N/A 1,137 23,955 29 Terraria (XOne)
Unknown, Action N/A 649 22,729 30 Kingdom Hearts III (XOne)
Disney Interactive Studios, Role-Playing N/A 142 22,171 31 Splatoon (WiiU)
Nintendo, Shooter 8 4,077 21,544 32 Etrian Mystery Dungeon (3DS)
Atlus, Role-Playing 1 1,728 19,242 33 Until Dawn (PS4)
Sony Computer Entertainment America, Adventure N/A 967 17,355 34 Dead Island 2 (PS4)
Deep Silver, Action N/A 89 17,303 35 Homefront: The Revolution (PS4)
Deep Silver, Action N/A 703 13,387 36 X (working title) (WiiU)
Nintendo, Role-Playing N/A 813 13,292 37 Rainbow Six: Siege (XOne)
Ubisoft, Shooter N/A 3,290 13,050 38 Terraria (PC)
Unknown, Action N/A 248 11,917 39 Dead Island 2 (XOne)
Deep Silver, Action N/A 782 11,516 40 Peggle 2 (X360)
Unknown, Action N/A 11,399 11,399
A life-long and avid gamer, William D'Angelo was first introduced to VGChartz in 2007. After years of supporting the site, he was brought on in 2010 as a junior analyst, working his way up to lead analyst in 2012. He has expanded his involvement in the gaming community by producing content on his own YouTube channel and Twitch channel dedicated to gaming Let's Plays and tutorials. You can contact the author at email@example.com or on Twitter @TrunksWD.
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