A string of impressive numbers adds up to massive sales of Blizzard’s new game, Diablo III. In our review, we described it as one hell of a game.
And apparently our prediction that Diablo III could have massive appeal was spot-on. The developer tells us it shifted 3.5 million copies of the game in the first 24 hours, not including 1.2 million who got a freebie with their World of Warcraft annual pass. More than 1.5 million others picked up the game in the first week, a figure that omits players in Korean game rooms – where the game has reportedly got a 40 per cent share of the market.
Good times for Blizzard then as Diablo III smashes through existing records for fastest-selling PC game. See you in Sanctuary this weekend, will we?