Pre-order sales for Square Enix Holdings Co.’s Final Fantasy XIII-2 for Sony Corp.’s Playstation 3 and Microsoft Corp.’s Xbox 360 ranked in the top 40 sales at Best Buy Co. Inc.’s online division due to strong advanced demand.
This week, the Final Fantasy XIII-2 PS3 SKU ranked as the No. 34 best-selling pre-order product at Bestbuy.com.
The Xbox 360 SKU ranked No. 33 in the same period.
Final Fantasy XIII-2, to be sold Jan. 2012, is a sequel that takes place three years after the events of Final Fantasy XIII.
The final game is said to utilize an enhanced Active Time Battle system a new Feral Link system to deploy a tamed monster attack.
Customers who pre-order Final Fantasy XIII-2 will receive the Omega Boss Battle, which includes a unique coliseum battle against Omega. Omega joins the players’ party after defeat.
The Final Fantasy franchise has shipped more than 100 million units worldwide.