Pre-order sales for Ubisoft Inc.’s Assassin’s Creed IV: Black Flag for Sony Corp.’s Playstation 3 and Microsoft Corp.’s Xbox 360 ranked in the top 10 at GameStop Corp.’s online division due to building demand.
This week, the Assassin’s Creed IV: Black Flag Xbox 360 SKU ranked as the No. 1 best-selling pre-order title at GameStop.com.
The PS3 SKU ranked at No. 7 in the same period.
Assassin’s Creed IV: Black Flag features a new rebel assassin, Edward Kenway, who can switch between new weaponry including four flintlock pistols and dual cutlass swords.
The open world will include 50 locations to conduct pirate assassin activity to command a ship, the Jackdaw. In addition, users can pillage enemy ships to upgrade the Jackdaw with ammunition, equipment and disguises.
The pirate-themed installment will include 60 minutes of exclusive gameplay for the PS3 SKU.
It will be sold Oct. 29. The PS4 and Xbox One SKU will be sold in Nov.