Deep Silver’s Dead Island Riptide 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 due to building demand.
This week, the Dead Island Riptide Xbox 360 SKU ranked as the No. 1 best-selling pre-order title at BestBuy.com’s Video Games division.
The PS3 SKU ranked at No. 3 in the same period.
Dead Island Riptide, to be sold Apr. 23, is a sequel to Dead Island, an open-world action role-playing title.
The title will include new characters, vehicles, levels, weather conditions, weapon proficiency, enhanced multiplayer, and co-op functionality.
It will take place directly after the events of Dead Island.
Pre-order customers will receive bonus DLC and a limited edition Steelbook packaging.