Ubisoft Inc.’s Assassin’s Creed III for Sony Corp.’s Playstation 3 and Microsoft Corp.’s Xbox 360 snuck to the top 10 sales at Amazon.com Inc. due to strong pre-order demand.
This week, the Assassin’s Creed III PS3 SKU ranked as the No. 10 best-selling title in Amazon’s Video Games division.
The Xbox 360 SKU ranked at No. 8 in the same period.
Assassin’s Creed III, to be sold Oct. 30, is set in Mohawk Valley in 1777 and features an all-new Native American warrior protagonist in a fight to protect his land and ignite a revolution.
Pre-order bonus initiatives include a free SteelBook case for advanced purchases.
Ubisoft in Feb. said it sold seven million copies of Assassin’s Creed Revelations in the third quarter ending Dec. 31.
Assassin’s Creed: Revelations, released in Nov. 2011, is the final installment to feature Ezio Auditore da Firenze.