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'Diablo 3' is the fastest selling PC game, ever

Written by Andre Yoskowitz (Google+) @ 23 May 2012 14:31 User comments (2)

'Diablo 3' is the fastest selling PC game, ever Blizzard Activision has proudly boasted today that Diablo 3 is the fastest selling PC game of all-time.
The game sold 3.5 million copies in just 24 hours, not including the 1.2 million people who were given the game after signing up for a World of Warcraft annual pass earlier this year.

Overall, there are now 6.3 million people playing the popular game.

"We're definitely thrilled that so many people around the world were excited to pick up their copy of Diablo 3 and jump in the moment it went live," said Mike Morhaime, CEO and cofounder of Blizzard Entertainment. "We also regret that our preparations were not enough to ensure everyone had a seamless experience when they did so. I want to reaffirm our commitment to make sure the millions of Diablo 3 players out there have a great experience with the game moving forward, and I also want to thank them for their ongoing support."

On the retail front, both GameStop and Amazon have both called the game one of the best video game launches in their histories.

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2 user comments

123.5.2012 14:44

What a shame, consumers supporting game-crippling always-on DRM like they are.

223.5.2012 14:49
cdxanti
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6.3 million people and only 100 in chat half of which are gold sellers.
LAg in a single player game blows too

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