Amazon: BF3 pre-orders up more than 2,000 percent against BF2

Wednesday, 10 August 2011 09:35 GMT By Johnny Cullen

Wowzers. Amazon UK’s announced this morning that pre-orders for Battlefield 3 are more than 2,000 percent higher than those for Battlefield 2.

The exact figured given by the online retailer in a press release this morning said it was seeing pre-orders for the DICE shooter up by 2,302 percent against BF2.

Amazon also gave figures for other upcoming Christmas titles. Pre-orders on Modern Warfare 3 are up 321 percent against Black Ops, while Gears of War 3 is seeing a 216 percent count against Gears 2.

FIFA 12’s pre-orders are up by 325 percent compared to last year’s, with Batman: Arkham City seeing a 349 percent jump over Arkham Asylum.

But the biggest leading game besides BF3 on the list is Uncharted 3: Drake’s Deception: the Naughty Dog action title has seen pre-orders go ahead by 488 percent compared to UC2: Among Thieves.

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