Pre-order sales for Capcom Co.’s Resident Evil 6 for Sony Corp.’s Playstation 3 and Microsoft Corp.’s Xbox 360 ranked in the top three at Amazon.com Inc.’s online division pending release of the title.
This week, the Resident Evil 6 PS3 SKU ranked as the No. 2 best-selling pre-order title at GameStop.com.
The Xbox 360 SKU ranked at No. 2 in the same period.
Resident Evil 6, to be sold Nov. 20, will feature a single-player and co-op campaign mode to include Leon S. Kennedy and Chris Redfield, in addition to new characters in a dramatic global horror crisis.
In a multi-story arc, Leon S. Kennedy confronts an infected President of the United States, while Chris Redfield arrives in China under the threat of a bioterrorist attack.
The final game will include three playable characters and an overhauled control system.
The Resident Evil video game franchise has sold more than 47 million copies worldwide to date. The live action movies have grossed more than $525 million in global markets.