Retailer Amazon.com Inc. this week price cut pre-order sales for Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment and DC Entertainment Batman: Arkham Origins for Nintendo Co.’s Wii U amid slower-than-expected sales for the hardware.
This week, the Batman: Arkham Origins Wii U SKU holds a discount price of $49.96, 17 percent off the $59.99 MSRP.
In addition, customers who pre-order the title will receive a $10 Bonus toward a future game purchase.
Developed by WB Games Montréal, Batman: Arkham Origins is said to include an expanded Gotham City and feature a less-experienced Batman.
The title will take place before Batman: Arkham Asylum and Batman: Arkham City.
In addition, Batman: Arkham Origins Blackgate will be released to the Nintendo 3DS.
The companion title will continue the storyline of the console version to detail more about the Dark Knight’s past.
It will be sold Oct. 25.
The Wii U sold 160,000 hardware units and 1.03 million software units in the first quarter. It has sold 3.91 million units worldwide to date.