Take Two Interactive Inc.’s Max Payne 3 for Sony Corp.’s Playstation 3, Microsoft Corp.’s Xbox 360, and the PC ranked in the top 15 pre-order sales at Wal-Mart Stores Inc.’s online division due to strong advanced demand.
This week, the Max Payne 3 PS3 SKU ranked as the No. 7 best-selling pre-order game title at Walmart.com.
The Xbox 360 SKU ranked at No. 12 and the PC SKU ranked at No. 15 in the same period.
Developed by Rockstar Games’, Max Payne 3, to be sold in May 15, includes a single-player campaign and introduces online multiplayer functionality to the action franchise.
Prior entries in the series were developed by Remedy Entertainment.
The Max Payne 3 Special Edition SKU includes Max Payne 3, Max Payne Statue, Still Life Art Prints, and Classic Multiplayer Character Pack at $99.99.
Rockstar Games this week said customers who pre-order the title prior to Apr. 15 will receive access to the Pill Bottle Loadout item, which allows multiplayer users to carry more painkillers in battle, at no additional cost.
The Pill Bottle will be sold separately at a later date.
Additional pre-order incentives include Deadly Force Burst to offer higher damage bullets in multiplayer.