Entries in 'pre-orders' (45)

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
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

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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
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