Ubisoft announced today that Watch_Dogs has broken Ubisoft's pre-order record for a brand new IP as well as becoming the most pre-ordered new IP in the industry this year. Ubisoft have also stated that this is the second highest pre-order game for them overall.
Geoffroy Sardin, Senior VP Sales and Marketing at Ubisoft said that the strong numbers are an indication of the "excitement and anticipation" for Watch_Dogs.
These strong pre-orders are a clear indication of players’ anticipation and excitement for Watch Dogs.
The teams have worked tirelessly to ensure that players will enjoy a top quality game with enormous scope, and we can’t wait to get the game into their hands.
There is still time to pre-order Watch_Dogs which is due to release 27th May.