Pre-order sales for Warner Bros Interactive Entertainment Inc.’s Batman: Arkham City Collector’s Edition SKU for Playstation 3 and Microsoft Corp.’s Xbox 360 rose this week amid strong demand for the premium SKU.
This week, the Batman: Arkham City Collector’s Edition PS3 SKU held a 144 percent sales increase to rank at No. 197 in Amazon’s Video Games division.
The Batman: Arkham City Collector’s Edition Xbox 360 SKU held a sales increase of 539 percent to rank at No. 140.
The Batman: Arkham City Collector’s Edition SKU will include the Custom Batman Statue, Collectible Art Book, Early Access to the Iceberg Lounge Challenge Map and Batman: The Dark Knight Returns Skin, Batman: Arkham City Album, Bonus animated movie Batman: Gothmam Knight, and Four Collectible Cards at $99.99.
Batman: Arkham City, the sequel to 2009’s Batman: Arkham Asylum, is a brand new story that includes classic characters and villains, like The Riddler, Catwoman, and Two-Face, with enhanced gameplay features.
It will be sold Oct. 18.
Sony in May began sale of the PS3 160GB Call of Duty: Black Ops Bundle, which includes the PS3 160GB hardware, a copy of Activision Blizzard Inc.’s Call of Duty: Black Ops, the Call of Duty: Black Ops First Strike DLC Pack, and a Dualshock 3 Controller at $299.99.