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Sales Battle of the Day

Dead Space vs. Dead Rising
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Last Weeks sales Last Months Average sales Last 3 Months Average Sales Total sales
Dead Space 6,051 5,532 6,230 1,533,346
Dead Rising 1,200 1,200 2,000 1,703,979
Difference 4,851 4,332 4,230 -170,633

 


Based on Last Week's sales Based on last month's average weekly sales Based on last 3 months' average weekly sales
# of weeks until Dead Space outsells Dead Rising 35.17 39.39 40.34

Note: Dead Rising's Weekly Sales are estimates based on American and Japan weekly sales, and sales for Other's based on Americas/Others total sales ratio.

Description: Today's Sales battle is between two new properties this generation both in the horror genre, that and both containing "Dead" in the title is about the extent of their similarities. Dead Space being in the Surivival Horror genre, and Dead rising is more of an open world action game. Dead Space is a multiplatform title that has only be released for about a year, whereas Dead Rising is only available on the Xbox 360 and released more than 3 years ago. Both games' weekly sales are relatively small at this point, but with Dead Rising having a less than 200,000 lead, it is possible that Dead Space could still take the lead. Which game do you think will come out on top? Vote in the poll then leave a comment letting us know what you think.

Column Based on Last Week's sales Based on last month's average weekly sales Based on last 3 months' average weekly sales
# of weeks until Dead Space outsells Dead Rising 35.17 39.39 40.34

 



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Intresting battle I gotta say.

I was always suprised that Dead Space never broke a mil on either platform I think that's way Alan Wake will not be as big as some people think.

It's $20 now and if you have a PS3/360 pick it up it's worth it.

Dead Space is one of the best games this generation. Sadly it sales were disappointing, but DS will outsell Dead Rising lifetime.

Dead space for sure that game is awesome:)

Dead Space proves that being a good game isn't enough to garantee good sales. It should've sold much more.

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What do other people think, a ~170k difference doesn't sound like much but when the game is only selling 5-6k a week it is a pretty big gap. Also, how much do you think potential sequels will impact sales. Dead Rising 2 will definitely be releasing, will that cause a bump for the original game? I don't think Dead Space 2 has been announced (correct me if I'm wrong) and with Dead Space Extraction's low sales so far, it doesn't seem like that will give a boost to Dead Space.

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Dead Rising 2 has been announced.

@ MetalGear or anyone else, what about Dead Space 2, has that been announced?

Dead Space 2 is kinda announced (Twitter or something) so it's coming probably fall 2010.

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Thanks theThuner.
So what do people think, will either Dead Space or Dead Rising be helped out more by their sequels?