Ubisoft Inc.’s Assassin’s Creed III for Sony Corp.’s Playstation 3 and Microsoft Corp.’s Xbox 360 rose to the top five sales at GameStop Corp. due to strong pre-order demand.

This week, the Assassin’s Creed III PS3 SKU ranked as the No. 4 best-selling title at Gamestop.com.

The Xbox 360 SKU ranked at No. 3 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.

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.

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