Nintendo completely dominated GameStop’s high E3 2021 pre-orders listing, with Swap house owners speeding out in droves to place down deposits for video games like Metroid Dread and The Legend of Zelda: Skyward Sword HD. Nevertheless, there have been a number of PlayStation 5 showcases in the course of the occasion, and Marvel’s Guardians of the Galaxy carried out greatest amongst bodily consumers, climbing to fifth within the US chain’s pre-orders listing for final week.
Far Cry 6 and Madden NFL 21 additionally made the highest ten, though the latter was technically revealed outdoors of the occasion. Dungeons & Dragons: Dark Alliance – out this week – additionally made the grade. The existence of Recreation Move means not a single Microsoft recreation made the highest ten (Halo Infinite was in 11th place), despite the insinuation that the subscription service truly raises recreation gross sales – there’s actually no proof of that right here.
Maybe essentially the most conspicuous absentee is Battlefield 2042, which had comfortably the most important trailer of the present. It’s price protecting in thoughts that, given the supply of the chart, this solely accounts for bodily pre-orders – and clearly, the DICE developed first-person shooter’s multiplayer focus signifies that it’s assured to draw giant digital attraction. It was additionally technically introduced previous to E3 2021, so it’s potential many could have pre-ordered it forward of the occasion.
We’ve included GameStop’s high ten under, as per the organisation’s press launch. Clearly it was a very good week by way of enthusiasm for bodily copies of Nintendo’s upcoming titles.
GameStop Prime Ten E3 2021 Pre-Orders
- Metroid Dread
- The Legend of Zelda: Skyward Sword HD
- Mario Golf: Tremendous Rush
- Pokémon Sensible Diamond/Shiny Pearl
- Mario Occasion Superstars
- Marvel’s Guardians of the Galaxy
- Far Cry 6
- Dungeons & Dragons: Darkish Alliance
- Madden NFL 22
- Pokémon Legends Arceus