Tag Archives: pre-orders

Deadly Premonition: Director’s Cut smashes Rising Star’s pre-order records

Today’s release of Deadly Premonition: The Director’s Cut brings with it word of a very well deserved accomplishment for publisher Rising Star Games. The game, a PS3 re-release of Xbox 360’s cult 2010 horror release with additional content, has become Rising Star’s most pre-ordered game ever, MCV can reveal. In …

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Asda opens PS4 pre-orders

UK supermarket Asda has become one of the first non-specialists in the country to begin accepting PS4 pre-orders. Customers are asked to pay 20 to reserve their machine – a first for the chain which has never before taken deposit payments on gaming hardware. We believe that the demand for …

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The Hut opens PS4 software pre-orders… at £70 a shot

UK consumers are free to pre-order a handful of PS4 titles from The Hut, as long as they are willing to lay down 69.99 per game. Killzone: Shadowfall, Destiny, Driveclub, Deep Down, Knack, Diablo III and InFamous: Second Son are all available at that price, while PS4 hardware is listed …

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Crysis 3 beta hits 3m downloads as pre-orders swell

EA has revealed impressive beta figures and a spike in pre-orders for Crysis 3, as the game readies for launch this week across multiple territories. The publisher announced Crytek’s sequel reached 3m players during beta, helping pre-orders to a 35 per cent increase compared to Crysis 2. The beta reached …

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HMV "intends" to honour pre-orders

Customers who have pre-ordered games or other items with HMV have been told not to worry. HMV’s PR boss Gennaro Castaldo told Eurogamer that the chain would intend to follow through on [pre-orders]”. This, of course, depends on both the business remaining open and suppliers being willing to provide the …

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GameStop pre-orders point to great Wii U software tie ratio

You can sell all the consoles you want, but unless you can convince the people that own them to buy software you’re still screwed. So Nintendo will take great heart from the fact that it isn’t just the Wii U hardware that’s showing huge signs of popularity – the software’s …

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iPhone 5 registers 2m pre-orders in one day

Apple has stated that it received over two million pre-orders for the iPhone 5 in its first 24 hours of availability. That’s double the one million pre-orders won by the iPhone 4S in its first 24 hours and over triple the 600,000 day one iPhone 4 pre-orders. The handset is …

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Report: Wii U Deluxe GameStop pre-orders sold out

Pre-orders for the Wii U Deluxe edition have apparently reached their allotted numbers across all US Gamestop stores. A report out of Polygon claims that reservations for the currently definitive Wii U package have been filled ‘company wide’ in America. The basic bundle is likely to follow suit sometime soon …

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FIFA 13 demo breaks series’ records; Pre-orders up on 2011

If the public’s appetite for full-price console releases is diminishing, then FIFA 13 is clearly doing something right. EA has revealed that the FIFA 13 demo was downloaded a total of 1.99m people in its first three days of release. That’s 29 per cent up year-on-year compared to the opening …

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Borderlands 2 blasts 2K pre-order records

BioShock. Civlization. Mafia. 2K Games has plenty of popular franchises – but it has a new champion when it comes to pre-orders. As of today, Borderlands 2 has become the publisher’s most pre-ordered title in the UK of all time. The wacky Gearbox-developed role-playing shooter is due for release on …

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