Forza Motorsport 6 sees 1005% increase in pre-orders

Forza Motorsport 6 sees 1005% increase in pre-orders

Published On June 23, 2015 | By David Wriglesworth | News

Pre-orders for Forza Motorsport 6 increased by 1005% following E3 last week, according to Amazon.

The spike in sales made the racer the biggest hit at the show, outperforming an 857% increase for Star Wars Battlefront and a 690% increase for Rainbow Six Siege.

The full top 10 is as follows:

1. Forza Motorsport 6 – 1005%
2. Star Wars Battlefront – 857%
3. Tom Clancy’s Rainbow Six Siege – 690%
4. Uncharted 4: A Thief’s End – 488%
5. Fallout 4 – 467%
6. Deus Ex: Mankind Divided – 382%
7. Halo 5: Guardians – 344%
8. Assassin’s Creed Syndicate – 243%
9. Madden NFL 16 – 136%
10. FIFA 16 – 76%

Amazon also revealed that Rare Replay secured the most pre-orders out of the newly-announced titles, along with Gears of War: Ultimate Edition and Doom. The chart for most pre-ordered games/accessories announced at E3 2015 is as follows:

1. Rare Replay
2. Gears of War: Ultimate Edition
3. Doom
4. Dishonored 2
5. Final Fantasy 7 Remake
6. Gears of War 4
7. South Park: The Fractured But Whole
8. Horizon Zero Dawn
9. Dishonored Definitive Edition
10. Xbox One Elite Wireless Controller

Amazon’s Video Games Category leader Russell Jones said: “This year’s line-up of games was one of the best yet, with titles such as Fallout 4 and Uncharted 4 some of the most anticipated of recent years.”

“It’s great to see Forza Motorsport 6 and Rare Replay as the stand out winners, with customers responding incredibly well to their exciting presentations at the conference.”

About The Author

David Wriglesworth is a Northern lad with a passion for gaming, who graduated from the University of Lincoln with a BA (Hons) Journalism degree. If you can drag him away from the consoles, you can probably find him Tweeting or watching Coronation Street.