Capcom Co.’s Resident Evil: Operation Raccoon City Limited Edition SKU for Sony Corp.’s Playstation 3 and Microsoft Corp.’s Xbox 360 held in the top 10 pre-order sales at Wal-Mart Stores Inc.’s online division due to strong advanced demand.
This week, the Resident Evil: Operation Raccoon City Limited Edition PS3 SKU ranked as the No. 5 best-selling pre-order title at Walmart.com.
The Xbox 360 SKU ranked No. 7 in the same period.
The Limited Edition SKU will include the Resident Evil: Operation Raccoon City game, Steelbook with exclusive art, foil sleeve, Umbrella Security Service embroidered patch, Spec Ops Field Unit embroidered patch, and eight bonus weapons at $69.99.
Resident Evil: Operation Raccoon City will be sold Mar. 20, 2012 to U.S. retail.
A PC version is said to follow the console release.
Developed by Capcom and Slant 6 Games, Resident Evil: Operation Raccoon City is a third-person team-based shooter set between events in Resident Evil 2 and Resident Evil 3.
In the game, users take on the role of an Umbrella Security Services soldier to destroy all evidence of an outbreak and eliminate survivors.
The final game will include four-player co-op functionality and competitive online multiplayer modes between Umbrella Security Service, US Special Ops, zombies and B.O.W enemies, and a Heroes Mode is a four vs. four online competitive multiplayer mode with classic Resident Evil characters.