PS4 Pre-Orders Tops The List For Major Online Retailers Over Xbox One

By William Usher 2013-06-16 12:45:28 discussion comments
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With the exception of four retailers, the PlayStation 4 has ranked first as the console of choice across the globe in most pre-order sales. The news is generally going to cause a bit of a ruckus within the community due to the lopsided presentation, but given all the polls, internet communities and feedback, can anyone really say they're surprised?

Following up on Amazon's outing of the PS4 stealing the top spot on the charts from the Xbox One, Dual Shockers did a lot of information legwork to compile a list of retailers across the globe that will carry both the Xbox One and PS4 when they ship this fall. The list also showcases a ranking of where each console stands on the retailer charts.

The list is an exhaustive thing to look at but it's highly informative. Moreover, not all of the retailer listings are in numbered order. So just so you have an idea of what's what for the unlisted retailers: The Xbox One outpaced the PlayStation 4 in pre-orders at GameStop in Germany. In the UK, the Xbox One also edges out the PlayStation 4 in pre-orders at GameStop as well, and in Spain the Xbox One inched out the PlayStation 4 in pre-orders at GameStop.

On the other side of the coin, the PS4 outpaced the XB1 at Rakuten in the United Kingdom, and the PS4 also outpaced the XB1 on Amazon in Spain. In Italy, the PS4 trumped the XB1 at both Amazon and Gamestop, as well as at EB Games in Australia and New Zealand.

It would only be fair to include pre-orders for Japan, one of the biggest regions for gaming, but given certain region discrepancies for a certain console, that won't be possible.

The rest of the lists from various retailers can be viewed below, or you can check out DualShocker's complete rundown of which product was edging out which product with their very informative notes. Despite some people calling the numbers fluff, it looks like there may actually be some sales correlation between the polls IGN, Gamespot and Amazon ran and the pre-orders that are taking place.

United States
Amazon

1. PlayStation 4 Standard Edition
2. Xbox One Console – Day One Edition
3. PlayStation 4 Watch Dogs Launch Day Bundle
4. The Last of Us
5. PlayStation 4 Battlefield 4 Launch Day Bundle
6. PlayStation 4 Launch Day Edition
7. Sony Playstation Network Card – $20
8. PlayStation 4 Killzone Launch Day Bundle
9. DUALSHOCK 4 Controller
10. Animal Crossing: New Leaf

Gamestop

1. PlayStation 4 Call of Duty: Ghosts Bundle
2. PlayStation 4 Watchdogs Bundle
3. PlayStation 4 Battlefield 4 LE Bundle
4. PlayStation 4 Killzone: Shadow Fall Bundle
5. PlayStation 4 Assassin’s Creed IV: Black Flag Bundle
6. DualShock 4 Wireless Controller
7. PlayStation 4 Madden NFL 25 Bundle
8. KINGDOM HEARTS HD 1.5 ReMIX
9. Xbox One Battlefield 4 Bundle
10. Call of Duty: Ghosts (360)

Best Buy

1. PlayStation 4 Standard Edition
2. Xbox One Console – Day One Edition
3. Call of Duty: Ghosts (PS4)
4. Microsoft – Xbox One Controller
5. Watch Dogs (PS4)
6. Killzone: Shadow Fall
7. Battlefield 4 (PS4)
8. Call of Duty: Ghosts (Xbox One)
9. Skylanders LightCore Hex Figure
10. Madden NFL 25 (PS4)

United Kingdom
Amazon

1. Sony PlayStation 4
2. The Last Of Us
3. Animal Crossing: New Leaf
4. Xbox One Console: Day One Edition
5. Watch Dogs (PS4)
6. Xbox One Console
7. Xbox LIVE Gold 12-Month Membership Card
8. Nintendo Power Adapter
9. Minecraft (Xbox 360)
10. New Super Mario Bros: 2

Game

1. PlayStation 4 Console – Deposit
2. Animal Crossing: New Leaf
3. Xbox One Console Day One Edition
4. PlayStation 4 GAME Exclusive Bundle – Deposit
5. Virtua Tennis 4 – World Tour Edition
6. Official Nintendo 3DS XL AC Adaptor
7. Limited Edition Animal Crossing Nintendo 3DS
8. Limited Edition Fire Emblem Nintendo 3DS
9. Donkey Kong Country Returns 3D (3DS)
10. Luigi’s Mansion 2: Dark Moon (3DS)

Germany
Amazon

1. PlayStation 4 Console
2. The Last of Us
3. Animal Crossing: New Leaf
4. Xbox One Console
5. DualShock 4 Controller
6. FIFA 14 (PS4)
7. Assassin’s Creed IV: Black Flag (PS3)
8. Xbox Live – 2100 MS Points
9. Nebel der Elfen 2 (Free download)
10. Xbox Live – 800 MS Points

France
Amazon

1. The Last of Us
2. PlayStation 4 Console
3. Animal Crossing New Leaf
4. Luigi’s Mansion 2
5. Xbox One Console – Day One Edition
6. Donkey Kong Country Returns 3D
7. Watch_Dogs (PS4)
8. Official Nintendo 3DS XL AC Adaptor
9. Lego City Undercover: The Chase Begins
10. DualShock 4 Controller

Canada
Amazon

1. Xbox One Console – Day One Edition
2. PlayStation 4 (Sold Out)
3. The Last of Us
4. Animal Crossing: New Leaf
5. OUYA Game Console
6. DualShock 4 Controller
7. Xbox One Wireless
8. Shin Megami Tensei IV
9. Luigi’s Mansion: Dark Moon
10. Fire Emblem: Awakening

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