Entries in 'pre-orders' (60)

There's a $1,200 special edition Assassin's Creed movie ticket pre-order

There's a $1,200 special edition Assassin's Creed movie ticket pre-order

Ubisoft is often cited for the multitude of ways in which is tempts consumers to pre-order its games, and it’s staying loyal to this approach for its upcoming movie, too.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on May 18th 2016 at 4:06PM in News
Oculus hopes Rift orders will arrive earlier than promised

Oculus hopes Rift orders will arrive earlier than promised

VR hopeful Oculus Rift says it is addressing the component shortage problems that have delayed orders of the device.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 13th 2016 at 11:07AM in News
Oculus Rift customers see pre-orders pushed back as far as August

Oculus Rift customers see pre-orders pushed back as far as August

The troubled launch of the Oculus Rift VR headset shows no sign of improving.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 12th 2016 at 2:56PM in News
HTC acknowledges 'multiple issues' with Vive deliveries

HTC acknowledges 'multiple issues' with Vive deliveries

Tech company HTC has for the first acknowledged the issues that have been plaguing HTC Vive customers.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 8th 2016 at 9:18AM in News

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UK buyers still waiting for Oculus Rift pre-orders

UK buyers still waiting for Oculus Rift pre-orders

It appears that the Oculus Rift VR revolution has yet to reach the UK.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 6th 2016 at 11:40AM in News
'Configuration change' leads to Hitman pre-order cancellations

'Configuration change' leads to Hitman pre-order cancellations

PS4 owners who had pre-ordered the digital version of Square Enix’s Hitman have had their orders cancelled.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 14th 2016 at 9:57AM in News
Oculus Rift pre-orders go live in two days

Oculus Rift pre-orders go live in two days

Pre-orders for the Oculus Rift virtual reality headset will go live this week.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 4th 2016 at 4:13PM in News
Capcom reports high pre-orders for new HD Resident Evil updates

Capcom reports high pre-orders for new HD Resident Evil updates

Pre-orders for Capcom’s upcoming Resident Evil Origins Collection are well ahead of the publisher’s predictions. 

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Dec 3rd 2015 at 11:22AM in News

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GAME insists Fallout 4 problems are not its fault

GAME insists Fallout 4 problems are not its fault

Retailer GAME has denied suggestions that its own systems are to blame for the Fallout 4 pre-order fracas.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 10th 2015 at 12:55PM in News
GAME responds to spate of MGS5, Mario Maker and Fallout 4 pre-order problems

GAME responds to spate of MGS5, Mario Maker and Fallout 4 pre-order problems

It’s been a couple of rough months for GAME customers, to say the least.

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Nov 10th 2015 at 12:14PM in News
GAME admits some Fallout 4 orders not ready for launch

GAME admits some Fallout 4 orders not ready for launch

Many customers who have been unable to contact GAME’s customer services concerning their botched Fallout 4 orders will not be receiving the game today.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 10th 2015 at 9:37AM in News
Call of Duty pre-orders UP year-on-year

Call of Duty pre-orders UP year-on-year

Video game pre-orders are on the decline, but Activision says that Call of Duty: Black Ops III pre-orders are bucking the trend.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 4th 2015 at 3:19PM in News

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Square Enix abandons Deus Ex: Mankind Divided 'augmented pre-order' scheme

Square Enix abandons Deus Ex: Mankind Divided 'augmented pre-order' scheme

The vocal criticism of Deus Ex: Mankind Divided’s tiered pre-order scheme has led to its cancellation.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 1st 2015 at 2:17PM in News
'Pre-order problems could deter the most valuable consumers in the industry'

'Pre-order problems could deter the most valuable consumers in the industry'

Consumers who pre-order spend twice as much on games as the average player.

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Sep 17th 2015 at 10:45AM in News
Deus Ex: Mankind Divided gets release date, tiered pre-order reward system

Deus Ex: Mankind Divided gets release date, tiered pre-order reward system

Square Enix has accompanied the announcement of the Deus Ex: Mankind Divided release date with the announcement of a tiered pre-order system.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 1st 2015 at 2:29PM in News
Steam hardware early release stock sold out

Steam hardware early release stock sold out

Valve has announced the 'get it early' stock for its upcoming batch of Steam hardware releases is sold out.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Jun 30th 2015 at 7:12AM in News

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Rare Replay is Amazon's most-pre-ordered game announced at E3

Rare Replay is Amazon's most-pre-ordered game announced at E3

Amazon has revealed the Top Ten most pre-ordered games revealed at this year’s E3.

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Jun 23rd 2015 at 11:00AM in News
GameStop: Metacritic to blame for game pre-order problems

GameStop: Metacritic to blame for game pre-order problems

Pre-orders are falling because gamers are paying extra attention to review scores, said GameStop international boss Mike Mauler.

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Jun 10th 2015 at 1:30PM in News
The Witcher 3 surpasses 1m pre-orders

The Witcher 3 surpasses 1m pre-orders

The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt has amassed more than 1m pre-orders ahead of its launch later this month, developer CD Projekt Red has announced.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on May 12th 2015 at 7:30AM in News
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
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