Tag Archives: pre-orders

Modern Warfare 3 on track to beat pre-order records

Every series has a heyday, but any belief that Call of Duty’s may have passed can be quickly dismissed. Retailer GAME has told MCV that pre-orders for this November’s Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3 are tracking significantly‚ÄĚ ahead of last year’s Black Ops. And, of course, Black Ops is …

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FIFA 12 gets pre-order extras

EA is shelling out some extra digital goodies for those who pre-order September’s FIFA 12. Customers who pre-order the GAME and Gamestation exclusive FIFA 12: Ultimate Edition will get 24 free Ultimate Team Gold Packs, for use with the Ultimate Team game mode. They will be available at a rate …

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E3 2011: MW3 pre-orders ahead of Black Ops

The number of customers pre-ordering copies of Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3 is outpacing that of Black Ops. Retailer GameStop says it is seeing a higher early demand for the upcoming Call of Duty than it did for last year’s biggest-selling game, Call of Duty: Black Ops. Last year, …

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1m pre-orders for Gears of War 3

Microsoft has announced that Gears of War 3 has passed the 1m global pre-order mark. It’s the fastest title to manage the feat in Xbox 360 history. In addition, 1.29m people from 145 countries have taken part in the game’s Xbox Live beta, racking up 249 years worth of matches …

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Nintendo expects biggest ever hardware launch

On the eve of the biggest launch in its history, Nintendo has told MCV that everything is in place for the 3DS to break records this weekend and then go on to become it’s most successful ever console. Marketing manager James Honeywell said that the pre-launch campaign has been an …

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The true scale of Amazon’s 3DS pre-orders

Having revealed earlier in the week that the 3DS had already broken pre-order records at the retailer, Amazon has now revealed the true extent of the console’s impressive performance. At the time of writing 3DS has 71 per cent more pre-orders on Amazon.co.uk that former record holder PS3 did prior …

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Could 3DS sell 150k on day one?

With its UK launch nearly upon us, Nintendo has said that pre-orders for the 3DS are running at double the rate experienced with Wii back in 2006. A retail source has revealed to MCV that the pioneering motion-sensing home console received in the region of 65,000 pre-orders prior to its …

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Brink pre-order deals revealed

Bethesda has announced retail partnerships that will drive pre-orders for Splash Damage’s upcoming sci-fi shooter Brink. GAME, GameStation, Play.com and Amazon will each offer exclusive packs of in-game content to any consumers that order the game ahead of its May 20th release date. Each pack will contain different body tattoos, …

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3DS pre-orders already beating Wii

It’s official: 3DS will have the most successful launch of any console yet in the UK. How do we know? Pre-orders. Nintendo’s machine has already been pre-sold more times in the UK than the Wii, and is on course to surpass 100,000 come launch on March 25th. The format-holder confirmed …

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Homefront breaks pre-order records

Ahead of its release in the UK on March 11th, THQ has said that shooter Homefront is the most pre-ordered game in the publisher’s history. Over 200,000 pre-orders have already been placed in the US alone, Eurogamer reports. However, these numbers alone aren’t completely enough to alleviate fears concerning the …

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