Pre-order sales for Sony Corp.’s Twisted Metal for the Playstation 3 climbed this week at Amazon.com Inc. amid building demand for the racing combat title.
This week, Twisted Metal held a 15 percent sales increase to rank at No. 73 in Amazon’s Video Games division. It previously ranked at No. 84.
Twisted Metal, to be released Feb. 14, will include new vehicles and levels in the franchise.
The final game will include 16-player competitive online multiplayer functionality.
Sony in Dec. said Twisted Metal for the Playstation 3 will include a full copy of Twisted Metal Black to download.
The free Twisted Metal Black digital download offer will be available to limited edition launch inventory of the title.
Twisted Metal Black was original sold in June 2001.
Sony in Dec. said sales for the Playstation 3 increased 70 percent in year-over-year figures for the month of Nov.
Sony in Oct. said it sold 3.7 million PS3 units in the second quarter, an increase from 3.5 million one year prior.