Battlefield 3 pre-orders up 2,000 per cent on predecessor

Battlefield 3 pre-orders soar as COD: MW3 dominates

Battlefield 3 release date to see strong sales as pre-orders rise 2,302 per cent on previous offerings

Online retailer Amazon has revealed Battlefield 3 pre-orders are up more than 2,000 per cent on advanced sales of the title’s predecessor, Battlefield 2.

Ahead of the Battlefield 3 release date on October 28th, Amazon has claimed pre-orders of the first person shooter are up 2,302 per cent on previous iterations of the game but still fall behind those for bitter rival Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3.

Increasing pre-order figures on Call of Duty: Black Ops by just 321 per cent ahead of the Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3 release date on November 8th, the latest COD addition is once again lined up to be the year’s highest selling game.

Other games seeing strong advanced sales performances include EA’s FIFA 12, up 325 per cent on FIFA 11 pre-orders and Gears of War 3 up 216 per cent on Gears of War 2.

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Via: NowGamer