World of Warcraft: The Burning Crusade set PC sales records upon its release in January 2007, selling 2.4 million units worldwide in 24 hours. In November 2008, Blizzard Entertainment trumped its own high-water mark, when Wrath of the Lich King sold 2.8 million units in a single day.
With the third expansion to its 12 million-subscriber-strong massively multiplayer online role-playing game on store shelves last week, Blizzard has confirmed that the streak has continued. Today, the Activision sister company announced that Blizzard notes that this sales pace earns Cataclysm the title of "fastest-selling PC game of all time."sold through more than 3.3 million units worldwide within 24 hours of release.
Read more of "Cataclysm sunders 3.3 million in 24 hours" at GameSpot.