Nintendo Co.’s Splatoon for Wii U ranked in the top 15 pre-order sales at Best Buy Co. Inc.’s online division due to strong pre-order demand.
This week, Splatoon ranked as the No. 13 best-selling pre-order product at BestBuy.com’s Video Games division.
Splatoon, to be sold May 29, is a multiplayer competitive action game in which users take a squad of squids to spray ink to cover territory.
After ink is sprayed, a users can dive through their own ink to reach another area quickly.
The final game includes 4-vs.4 online multiplayer functionality.
Turf War, the main online mode, is a four vs. four team-based multiplayer mode in which each user will gain level and earn in-game currency to customize their player.
Ranked Battle is a multiplayer mode that will keep track of each user’s online ranking. Splat Zones is a Ranked Battle mode that allows users to control territory of specific areas with ink blasts. Users must achieve level 10 in Turf War in order to access Splat Zones.
Finally, the single-player mode will allow users to explore the underground base of the enemy Octarians in specific single-player levels.
Splatoon amiibo, including Inkling Girl, Inkling Boy and Inkling Squid, will be sold May 29.