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10 PS4 Games That Were Bestsellers Before Even Being Released
Posted on Wednesday, August 27 2014 @ 22:03:44 Eastern

This member blog post was promoted to the GameRevolution homepage.

Since game design is a business, I decided to see what's really selling well for the PS4.

I did this search a week ago, and at the time, out of the top 20 bestsellers on Amazon 10 had not even been released yet. By now some have been released. But others still have not. And yet others are still months away from hitting the market.

How great would it be if you had a video game development company and made all these sales before the game even came out?

You'll notice that America's love for football clearly translates into video games because both Madden 15 editions (standard and the ultimate) grace the list.

So what is it about these games that people can't wait to purchase? Why do people buy games so far in advance? Why do people pay for these games months before they can even play them (weeks I can understand)?

So here are the 10 games that were yet-to-be-released for the PS4 that were sitting pretty in the top 20 of Amazon's bestseller's list last week.

Madden 15: Standard Edition
Release date: August 26, 2014
Price: $ 59.99

Destiny
Release date: September 9, 2014
Price:  $59.96

Madden 15: Ultimate Edition
Release Date: August 26, 2014
Price: $69.96

Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare
Release date: November 3, 2014
Price: $59.96

Assassin’s Creed: Unity
Release date: October 28, 2014
Price: $59.96

FIFA 15: Ultimate Team Edition
Release date: September 23, 2014
Price: $ 69.96

Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare – Atlas pro Edition
Release date: November 3, 2014
Price: $119.99

NHL 15: Standard Edition
Release date: September 9, 2014
Price: $59.96

Middle Earth: Shadow of Mordor
Release date: September 30, 2014
Price: $59.96

NBA 2K15
Release date: October 7, 2014
Price: $59.99

The opinions expressed here do not necessarily reflect the views of GameRevolution, but we believe it's worthy of being featured on our site. This article, posted earlier in August 27, has been lightly edited for grammar and image inclusion. You can find more Vox Pop articles here. ~Ed. Nick Tan
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