Namco Bandai Games America Inc.’s Armored Core V for Sony Corp.’s Playstation 3 and Microsoft Corp.’s Xbox 360 ranked in the top 15 pre-order sales at GameStop Corp.’s online division pending release of the title.
This week, the Armored Core V Xbox 360 SKU ranked at No. 9 at Gamestop.com.
The PS3 SKU ranked at No. 14 in the same period.
Developed by FromSoftware Inc., Armored Core V, to be sold Mar. 20, will include team-based online multiplayer battles, online co-op functionality, and offline mode.
In addition, the title is said to allow users to utilize geography to maximize mech attacks.
Multiplayer options include 1 vs. 1, 2 vs. 1, or 5 vs. 5 battles.
In addition, users can opt to act as the team operator to deploy radars and weaknesses of rival ACs.
Finally, users can conquer territory on a map to build defenses like gun batteries and customize team data.
The final game will include the new Operator Mode designates a leader role to one player to supply teammates with enemy positions, movements and details.
Pre-order incentives include the Recon Pack which includes starter and advanced packs in addition to unique weapons.