Pre-order sales for Namco Bandai Games America Inc. this week said it will release Dark Souls to Sony Corp.’s Playstation 3 and Microsoft Corp.’s Xbox 360 spiked at retailer Amazon.com Inc. post announcement of the sequel.
This week, the Dark Souls PS3 SKU held a 3,900 percent sales increase to rank at No. 3 in Amazon’s Video Games division.
The Dark Souls Xbox 360 SKU held a 6,073 percent sales increase to rank at No. 23 in the same period.
Customers who pre-order Dark Souls will receive the Collector’s Edition SKU, which includes a limited edition art book, mini-strategy guidebook, behind-the-scenes videos, and the game’s soundtrack for digital download at $59.99.