Take Two Interactive Inc.’s Max Payne 3 for Sony Corp.’s Playstation 3 and Microsoft Corp.’s Xbox 360 ranked in the top three pre-order sales at Wal-Mart Stores Inc.’s online division this week pending release of the sequel.
This week, the Max Payne 3 Xbox 360 SKU ranked as the No. 3 best-selling pre-order game product at Walmart.com.
The PS3 SKU ranked at No. 2 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.
Customers who pre-order the Max Payne 3 PS3, Xbox 360 or PC SKU will receive a $10 Bonus Credit and Deadly Force Burst, which offers higher damage bullets in multiplayer.
Max Payne 3 will include a number of options, including Soft Lock Targeting to help snap targeting to the nearest bone and optional auto-aim and bullet time functionality in multiplayer mode.