This is sort of along the same lines as the Woolworth article from the other day. While Woolworth claims that there are PS3 orders rolling in every 20 seconds, Play.com goes ahead and makes the announcement that the PlayStation 3 is the most pre-ordered console ever. Maybe that's because Play.com has, arguably, the best bundle deal for the PS3 we've been able to find so far.
Play has reported that PS3 pre-orders are trumping all the other next-gen console pre-orders they've faced: six times more than they got for the 360 and a whopping fifteen times more than the Nintendo Wii. Apparently, Amazon.com is also reporting record-breaking pre-orders for the European launch. Is it possible that the one million launch units for Europe will get consumed in the first week? Maybe, maybe not. In any case, if retailers keep popping up and citing such a large demand for this system, those out there who haven't pre-ordered may want to hop on the bandwagon.