StarCraft II is largest PC game release of the year

StarCraft II sets records for sales.

@ShaneMcGlaun
Published Tue, Aug 3 2010 12:04 PM CDT   |   Updated Sat, Aug 8 2020 10:29 AM CDT
The PC game StarCraft II launched recently and was one of the most anticipated PC games in a long time. The game has now set day one sales records according to Blizzard.

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The game sold more than 1 million copies around the world making it the best selling game of 2010 within the first 24 hours on the market. In the first 48 hours the game was available it sold 1.5 million copies.

The 48-hour statistic made StarCraft II the best selling strategy game of all time. Blizzard launched the game in North America, Europe, South Korea, Australia, New Zealand, Russia, Brazil, Chile, Argentina, Singapore, Indonesia, Malaysia, Thailand, the Philippines, and the regions of Taiwan, Hong Kong, and Macau on July 27.
NEWS SOURCE:us.blizzard.com

Shane is a long time technology writer who has been writing full time for over a decade. Shane will cover all sorts of news for TweakTown including tech and other topics. When not writing about all things geeky, he can be found at the track teaching noobs how to race cars.

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