By Marcus Lai:
Sony Corp.'s Playstation 3 80GB Metal Gear Solid 4 Bundle ranked as the No. 1 best-selling product at Amazon.com on Mon. on increased demand for the SKU.
On Tues., the MGS4 PS3 80GB bundle ranked as the No. 1 item in Amazon's Video Games division, holding a 100 percent increase in sales.
The product previously held a No. 2 sales position the day prior. It recently held at No. 3 for one week.
The MGS4 PS3 80GB SKU includes a copy of the Metal Gear Solid 4 game and a Dualshock 3 controller for $499.99.
Additionally, the bundle has sold out at Walmart.com and Bestbuy.com on high demand.
Sony this month recorded a Q1 profit of $50.5 million (5.4 billion yen) profit in its game division compared to a loss of $273.3 million (29.2 billion yen) one year prior.
Sony has sold 14.4 million PS3 units worldwide to date.
The electronics giant will retail a new $399 PS3 80GB SKU this fall, representing a $100 price cut from the current 80GB model