January 11, 2011
New ‘WoW’ Expansion ‘Best Selling PC Game Of All Time’
Blizzard reports that its game "World of Warcraft: Cataclysm" sold a record 4.7 million copies during the expansion's first month of being released.
The company said that the figures are based on internal company records and information from distribution partners.
Cataclysm shipped early December to dozens of countries and was available in advanced through retail copies for online, download-exclusive purchase.
Blizzard also called Cataclysm "the fastest-selling PC game of all time."
"World of Warcraft: Wrath of the Lich King" was the previous record holder for biggest PC game sales in a month's time.
Blizzard also said along with its press release: "To keep pace with the continued growth of 'World of Warcraft' as well as development on other Blizzard Entertainment games, the company is currently hiring for numerous open positions."
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