EA Inc.’s Need for Speed: The Run for Sony Corp.’s Playstation 3 and Microsoft Corp.’s Xbox 360 this week ranked in the top 30 pre-order sales at Wal-Mart Stores Inc.’s online division amid building demand for the product.
The Xbox 360 SKU ranked at No. 26 in the same period.
Pre-order customers will receive a free upgrade to the Limited Edition SKU which includes three vehicles and five exclusive events, in addition to the exclusive Underground Challenge Series for access to two bonus cars and three events inspired by Need for Speed: Underground.
Need for Speed: The Run is a high-stakes racing title that in which the user must race from San Francisco to New York in order to have his life spared.
The final game will utilize the Frostbite 2 Engine and include online multiplayer racing functionality.
It carries a pre-order price of $59.99.
Finally, the Playstation 3 320GB Uncharted 3: Drake’s Deception Bundle will sell in Nov. at $299.99
The Xbox 360 250GB Holiday Bundle Value with Kinect includes the Xbox 360 250GB hardware SKU, Kinect sensor, Kinect Adventure, Carnival Games Digital Download, and 3-Month Xbox Live Gold Card at $399.99.
The Xbox 360 Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3 Bundle, to be sold Nov. 8, will include an Xbox 360 320GB SKU with custom Modern Warfare 3 graphics and sounds, two custom wireless controllers, special Avatar items, Black Wired Headset, and a copy of Modern Warfare 3 at $399.99.