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Gran Turismo 5's USA pre-order numbers were in excess of 300k and had an opening of 500k in the USA with almost 2.3 mil worldwide. Gran Turismo 6 is not currently charting in the pre-orders and releases this year worldwide. 
Thoughts???

 

Week Ending 20th Nov 2010

Pos Game Weeks to Launch Weekly Change Total
1
World of Warcraft: Cataclysm Cheats, Codes, Hints and Tips - PC
World of Warcraft: Cataclysm (PC)
Blizzard Entertainment, Role-Playing
3 14,135 425,194
2
Gran Turismo 5 Cheats, Codes, Hints and Tips - PS3
Gran Turismo 5 (PS3)
Sony Computer Entertainment, Racing
1 23,820 325,117
3
Donkey Kong Country Returns Cheats, Codes, Hints and Tips - Wii
Donkey Kong Country Returns (Wii)
Nintendo, Platform
1 76,972 262,163
4
Disney Epic Mickey Cheats, Codes, Hints and Tips - Wii
Disney Epic Mickey (Wii)
Disney Interactive Studios, Platform
2 16,329 127,364
5
LittleBigPlanet 2 Cheats, Codes, Hints and Tips - PS3
LittleBigPlanet 2 (PS3)
Sony Computer Entertainment, Platform
9 4,458 100,923
6
Michael Jackson: The Experience Cheats, Codes, Hints and Tips - Wii
Michael Jackson: The Experience (Wii)
Ubisoft, Misc
1 33,580 78,636
7
Super Mario All-Stars: Limited Edition Cheats, Codes, Hints and Tips - Wii
Super Mario All-Stars: Limited Edition (Wii)
Nintendo, Platform
4 28,872 77,421
8
Pokemon Black Version Cheats, Codes, Hints and Tips - DS
Pokemon Black Version (DS)
Nintendo, Role-Playing
N/A 6,187 66,726
9
Gears of War 3 Cheats, Codes, Hints and Tips - X360
Gears of War 3 (X360)
Microsoft, Shooter
N/A 4,354 63,951
10
Dead Space 2 Cheats, Codes, Hints and Tips - X360
Dead Space 2 (X360)
Electronic Arts, Shooter
10 6,650 62,469
11
Dragon Age II Cheats, Codes, Hints and Tips - X360
Dragon Age II (X360)
Electronic Arts, Role-Playing
16 7,055 56,878
12
Tom Clancy's Ghost Recon: Future Soldier Cheats, Codes, Hints and Tips - X360
Tom Clancy's Ghost Recon: Future Soldier (X360)
Ubisoft, Shooter
N/A 1,275 53,993
13
Dead Space 2 Cheats, Codes, Hints and Tips - PS3
Dead Space 2 (PS3)
Electronic Arts, Shooter
10 5,027 52,099
14
Crysis 2 Cheats, Codes, Hints and Tips - X360
Crysis 2 (X360)
Electronic Arts, Shooter
18 1,062 45,052
15
LEGO Star Wars III: The Clone Wars Cheats, Codes, Hints and Tips - DS
LEGO Star Wars III: The Clone Wars (DS)
LucasArts, Action
N/A 3,694 44,661
16
DC Universe Online Cheats, Codes, Hints and Tips - PS3
DC Universe Online (PS3)
Sony Online Entertainment, Role-Playing
N/A 5,340 44,545
17
Killzone 3 Cheats, Codes, Hints and Tips - PS3
Killzone 3 (PS3)
Sony Computer Entertainment, Shooter
14 5,933 44,518
18
Golden Sun: Dark Dawn Cheats, Codes, Hints and Tips - DS
Golden Sun: Dark Dawn (DS)
Nintendo, Role-Playing
2 5,171 42,433
19
LEGO Star Wars III: The Clone Wars Cheats, Codes, Hints and Tips - Wii
LEGO Star Wars III: The Clone Wars (Wii)
LucasArts, Action
N/A 3,699 37,996
20
uDraw Studio Cheats, Codes, Hints and Tips - Wii
uDraw Studio (Wii)
THQ, Misc
N/A 17,945 37,429
21
Diablo III Cheats, Codes, Hints and Tips - PC
Diablo III (PC)
, Role-Playing
N/A 521 34,745
22
Brink Cheats, Codes, Hints and Tips - X360
Brink (X360)
Bethesda Softworks, Shooter
N/A 843 34,730
23
Two Worlds II Cheats, Codes, Hints and Tips - X360
Two Worlds II (X360)
SouthPeak Interactive, Role-Playing
N/A 624 33,105
24
The Legend of Zelda: Skyward Sword Cheats, Codes, Hints and Tips - Wii
The Legend of Zelda: Skyward Sword (Wii)
Nintendo, Adventure
N/A 1,089 31,766
25
Splatterhouse Cheats, Codes, Hints and Tips - X360
Splatterhouse (X360)
Namco Bandai, Action
1 2,129 31,117
26
Marvel vs. Capcom 3: Fate of Two Worlds Cheats, Codes, Hints and Tips - PS3
Marvel vs. Capcom 3: Fate of Two Worlds (PS3)
Capcom, Fighting
13 6,438 28,898
27
SOCOM 4: U.S. Navy SEALs Cheats, Codes, Hints and Tips - PS3
SOCOM 4: U.S. Navy SEALs (PS3)
Sony Computer Entertainment, Shooter
N/A 1,616 27,926
28
Test Drive Unlimited 2 Cheats, Codes, Hints and Tips - X360
Test Drive Unlimited 2 (X360)
Atari, Racing
8 83 27,669
29
L.A. Noire Cheats, Codes, Hints and Tips - X360
L.A. Noire (X360)
Take-Two Interactive, Adventure
N/A 1,072 27,655
30
Crysis 2 Cheats, Codes, Hints and Tips - PS3
Crysis 2 (PS3)
Electronic Arts, Shooter
18 478 26,539
31
Kung Zhu Cheats, Codes, Hints and Tips - DS
Kung Zhu (DS)
Activision, Action
1 7,181 25,916
32
Portal 2 Cheats, Codes, Hints and Tips - X360
Portal 2 (X360)
Valve, Shooter
N/A 175 24,335
33
Batman: Arkham City Cheats, Codes, Hints and Tips - X360
Batman: Arkham City (X360)
Warner Bros. Interactive, Action
N/A 526 23,703
34
Dragon Age II Cheats, Codes, Hints and Tips - PS3
Dragon Age II (PS3)
Electronic Arts, Role-Playing
16 3,115 23,138
35
Batman: Arkham City Cheats, Codes, Hints and Tips - PS3
Batman: Arkham City (PS3)
Warner Bros. Interactive, Action
N/A 464 22,208
36
Homefront Cheats, Codes, Hints and Tips - X360
Homefront (X360)
THQ, Shooter
16 1,645 22,019
37
True Crime: Hong Kong Cheats, Codes, Hints and Tips - X360
True Crime: Hong Kong (X360)
, Action
N/A 101 21,568
38
Marvel vs. Capcom 3: Fate of Two Worlds Cheats, Codes, Hints and Tips - X360
Marvel vs. Capcom 3: Fate of Two Worlds (X360)
Capcom, Fighting
13 4,796 20,661
39
Two Worlds II Cheats, Codes, Hints and Tips - PS3
Two Worlds II (PS3)
SouthPeak Interactive, Role-Playing
N/A 470 20,376
40
True Crime: Hong Kong Cheats, Codes, Hints and Tips - PS3
True Crime: Hong Kong (PS3)
, Action
N/A 52 20,209

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well as the 2nd game on the console iirc it normally sells worse.
but yes GT6 will most likely under preform... which means it will sell a ridiculous amount of units

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i think so. I see no one talking about it, no web ads, no hands on. nothing.

the crazy 299€ bundle including the last of us will do it

to be serious now, gt is still 3 months away and even if it has maybe less pre-orders as gt5 had 3 months before release i think it is only because "hardcore" gamers who pre-order so early care less about it as they did with gt5 because they already pre-ordered a ps4. but the mass market will still buy gt6 as much as gt5.

it is the same with all the other sequels isn't it? cod, bf and so on, don't they all have less pre-orders on ps and 360 as their successors had? but i don't think that this will mean much for the sales to people who always buy the games without pre-ordering them. especially for the sales the weeks and months after release.



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Is it 1 week until GT6 launch already? No? Maybe wait until 1 week before GT6 is released before making this comparison.

Hmm, pie.

GT5 preorders had been accumulating for, like, 20 years between the release of Prologue and the actual game.

releasing GT6 for ps3 may not have been the best move, but speaking of a ps4 version this early doesn't increase its sales on ps3, that's for sure.

must-have-list for platforms i don't own yet:

WiiU: Donkey Kong

XBone: Dead Rising 3, Ryse

Thing is, it will be a lot better than Gran Turismo 5 and it will be what GT 5 should have been

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Totally normal. Now that we've seen next-gen graphics, GT6 graphics look old and outdated. I think people are more excited about next-gen than a current gen racing game. GT6 comes much too late (or much to early, maybe they should have waited and developed it for PS4).