Recent USA pre-order numbers for the PlayStation 4 and Xbox One are starting to roll in. The data below is up to the week ending on October 19, 2013.
The Playstaion 4 gained 125,000 pre-order units since the last pre-order data refresh. Meaning a 125k increase between August 24th, 2013 and October 19th, 2013 giving a total number of 725,000 units pre-ordered in the US alone.
The Xbox One currently sits at 525,000 pre-orders.
Battlefield 4 is trailing its biggest competitor’s pre-order numbers on both systems, tallying 273,766 on PS4 and 153,221 on Xbox One.
|PlayStation 4 – Top 10 Pre-order
1. Call of Duty: Ghosts - 298,180
|Xbox One – Top 10 Pre-orders
1. Call of Duty: Ghosts - 329,032
In a previous article, Patrick Sodurlund, executive vice president for EA Games (who was previously a Battlefield producer at DICE ), has publicly stated that EA won’t rest until its shooter is in the top spot. “I am not going to give up until I’m No.1 and I am going to make sure I’m No.1.”.
We’re all pulling for you Mr. Sodurlund.