Pre-order sales for Square Enix Holdings Co.’s Dead Island for Sony Corp.’s Playstation 3 and Microsoft Corp.’s Xbox 360 ranked in the top 20 at GameStop Corp.’s online division this week due to high pre-order demand.
The Dead Island Xbox 360 SKU ranked as the No. 5 best-selling product in the same period.
Amazon.com Inc. this week is offering a Digital Art Book with the pre-order purchase of Dead Island.
Dead Island, to be sold Sept. 6, is a first-person zombie action title that includes melee combat, thousands of in-game weapons, and open-world setting, and co-op multiplayer for up to four users.
The final game is said to include weapon customization, leveling system, and unlockable skill trees.
It carries a pre-sale price of $59.99.
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.