Capcom Co.’s Resident Evil: Operation Raccoon City Limited Edition SKU for Sony Corp.’s Playstation 3 and Microsoft Corp.’s Xbox 360 ranked in the top three pre-order sales at Best Buy Co. Inc.’s online division this week pending release of the title.
This week, the Resident Evil: Operation Raccoon City Special Edition PS3 SKU ranked as the No. 3 best-selling pre-order product at Bestbuy.com’s Video Games division.
The Xbox 360 SKU ranked No. 1 in the same period.
The Resident Evil: Operation Raccoon City Special Edition 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, and zombies and B.O.W enemies.