Entries in 'pre-orders' (41)

How can we stop the pre-order rot?

How can we stop the pre-order rot?

In August last year, Activision’s CEO Eric Hirshberg told investors that its upcoming shooter Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare was suffering from ‘an industry-wide downturn’ in pre-orders.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on May 1st 2015 at 10:27AM in News
Why are consumers losing interest in pre-orders? Find out in this week's MCV

Why are consumers losing interest in pre-orders? Find out in this week's MCV

Last week MCV reported that pre-orders were in decline in the UK; this week we find whether this is an issue for the industry.

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on May 1st 2015 at 10:00AM in News
Opinion: Pre-order? Why bother?

Opinion: Pre-order? Why bother?

Is it really any surprise gamers are becoming more reluctant to pre-order?

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Apr 23rd 2015 at 10:51AM in News
Pre-order crisis looms as 3.4m UK gamers hold off

Pre-order crisis looms as 3.4m UK gamers hold off

Fewer UK consumers are pre-ordering video games, MCV can reveal.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Apr 23rd 2015 at 10:06AM in News

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Apple Watch approaching 1m US pre-orders after first day - report

Apple Watch approaching 1m US pre-orders after first day - report

Digital shopping research firm Slice Intelligence estimates the Apple Watch moved 957,000 pre-orders on its first day offered in the US.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Apr 14th 2015 at 6:04AM in News
One retailer is already taking pre-orders for the Nintendo NX

One retailer is already taking pre-orders for the Nintendo NX

Gamers in Australia are already able to pre-order Nintendo’s new NX console.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 18th 2015 at 11:43AM in News
Super Smash Bros pre-orders ahead of Mario Kart 8

Super Smash Bros pre-orders ahead of Mario Kart 8

Nintendo America boss Reggie Fils-Aime has said that pre-orders for the Wii U version of Super Smash Bros have passed those received for Mario Kart 8.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 12th 2014 at 10:31AM in News
Call of Duty 'has peaked'; AW expected to sell 70% less than Black Ops 2

Call of Duty 'has peaked'; AW expected to sell 70% less than Black Ops 2

Next week’s Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare could sell 70 per cent fewer units than 2012’s Black Ops 2.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 27th 2014 at 3:31PM in News

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4m pre-orders and counting for iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus

4m pre-orders and counting for iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus

The iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus have already broken Apple records.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 15th 2014 at 1:49PM in News
Amazon Fire TV pre-orders open in the UK

Amazon Fire TV pre-orders open in the UK

The latest entrant in the Android console sector, Amazon Fire TV, is now available to pre-order in the UK.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 4th 2014 at 12:09PM in News
SONY: Destiny is the most pre-ordered new IP ever; Volume and Papers Please heading to PlayStation

SONY: Destiny is the most pre-ordered new IP ever; Volume and Papers Please heading to PlayStation

Bungie's Destiny has claimed the title of the most pre-ordered new IP ever, Sony has revealed.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Aug 12th 2014 at 6:40PM in News
Video game pre-orders are in decline, and Call of Duty 'is not immune'

Video game pre-orders are in decline, and Call of Duty 'is not immune'

Despite the seemingly growing emphasis publishers place on pre-orders, they are in fact in decline.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Aug 6th 2014 at 10:49AM in News

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Retailers cancelling Destiny Limited Edition pre-orders

Retailers cancelling Destiny Limited Edition pre-orders

It's not just the Ghost Edition of Destiny that is in short supply.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Aug 6th 2014 at 9:37AM in News
Insomniac says digital pre-orders coming to Xbox Live

Insomniac says digital pre-orders coming to Xbox Live

Xbox One owners will soon be able to pre-order titles via the Xbox Live marketplace.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 15th 2014 at 10:11AM in News
Cowen: Destiny could outsell COD, Battlefield: Hardline pre-orders in line with Medal of Honor: Warfighter

Cowen: Destiny could outsell COD, Battlefield: Hardline pre-orders in line with Medal of Honor: Warfighter

Call of Duty, Assassin’s Creed, Halo – all will be outsold by Bungie’s Destiny this year, according to Cowen Research analyst Doug Creutz.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 1st 2014 at 12:22PM in News
Watch Dogs becomes Ubisoft's biggest ever pre-ordered new IP

Watch Dogs becomes Ubisoft's biggest ever pre-ordered new IP

Ubisoft says that upcoming action title Watch Dogs is the most pre-ordered new IP in the company's history and the most pre-ordered new IP in the industry this year.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on May 16th 2014 at 9:34AM in News

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Infamous: Second Son pre-orders higher than Last of Us

Infamous: Second Son pre-orders higher than Last of Us

Sony has revealed that  Infamous: Second Son has more pre-orders than last year’s blockbuster The Last of Us had at the same point prior to launch.

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Mar 7th 2014 at 10:03AM in News
Dark Souls II pre-orders 50% up over original

Dark Souls II pre-orders 50% up over original

Namco Bandai has revealed pre-orders for Dark Souls II are 50 per cent up on its predecessor.

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Feb 28th 2014 at 12:13PM in News
GTA V PC pre-orders could start Friday

GTA V PC pre-orders could start Friday

It would appear the biggest game of 2013 is finally landing on PC.

Greg Lockley
by Greg Lockley
on Jan 29th 2014 at 4:32PM in News
Ubisoft suggests PS4 pre-orders are ahead of Xbox One

Ubisoft suggests PS4 pre-orders are ahead of Xbox One

There have been more pre-orders for PS4 than Xbox One, Ubisoft chief executive Yves Guillemot has suggested.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 13th 2013 at 9:20AM in News
Target makes up for PS4 pre-order fumble

Target makes up for PS4 pre-order fumble

Having told many gamers earlier this week that their PS4 pre-orders had been cancelled, Target has now made amends.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 23rd 2013 at 11:21AM in News
Sony adds new PS4 game pre-orders to PSN store

Sony adds new PS4 game pre-orders to PSN store

Sony has added new PlayStation 4 titles under the pre-order category of the PSN store.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Oct 23rd 2013 at 6:52AM in News
US retailer Target cancels some PS4 console pre-orders

US retailer Target cancels some PS4 console pre-orders

The delays of Watch Dogs and DriveClub have had an unfortunate consequence for a handful of gamers in the US.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 21st 2013 at 12:01PM in News
Sony opens PS4 digital game pre-orders on PSN

Sony opens PS4 digital game pre-orders on PSN

Sony has opened up digital pre-orders for a pair of PS4 launch titles on PSN and the Sony Entertainment Network online store.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Oct 16th 2013 at 3:58AM in News
Swap Force is most pre-ordered Skylanders game

Swap Force is most pre-ordered Skylanders game

Pre-orders for this year’s Skylanders are 60 per cent higher than last year’s smash hit, Skylanders Giants.

Greg Lockley
by Greg Lockley
on Sep 20th 2013 at 2:18PM in News