Bungie Inc.’s Destiny for Sony Corp.’s Playstation 4 and Microsoft Corp.’s Xbox One ranked in the top ten sales at Amazon.com Inc. due to a new pre-order bonus that offers beta access.
This week, the Destiny PS4 SKU ranked as the No. 8 best-selling game title in Amazon’s Video Games division.
The Xbox One SKU ranked at No. 9 in the same period.
Customers who pre-order Destiny will receive beta access to the title which begins Oct. 3.
Destiny tells the story of a thriving civilization that has been destroyed. Survivors built a town beneath the old world which has since become filled with deadly foes. Users take the role of a Guardian to reclaim Earth and defeat all enemies.
The title is an online-only first-person shooter that will require a persistent online connection. The massive multiplayer online shooter will include an open-world universe in which users can meet in public zones to meet with other players for co-op action.
Each planet will consist of an entire chapter in the game, with more chapters available as each planet is completed.
The final game will include full character customization, various classes, races, ships that can be customized, and cooperative and competitive multiplayer modes.