Pre-order sales for Sony Corp.’s Twisted Metal for the Playstation 3 climbed to the top 15 sales at Amazon.com Inc. amid building demand for the racing combat title.
This week, Twisted Metal held a 53 percent sales increase to rank at No. 13 in Amazon’s Video Games division. It previously ranked at No. 20.
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 Jan. said the Playstation 3 hardware has sold 3.9 million worldwide units in the holiday season.
The company said it remains on track to meet its fiscal Mar. 2012 target of 15 million units sold worldwide.