Blizzard Entertainment said this week that it sold more than 3.5 million copies of Diablo III on launch day, setting the record for fastest-selling PC game. The company also sold 1.2 million copies of the game to subscribers of the World of Warcraft Annual Pass, meaning 4.7 million copies of the game were in the hands of gamers on day one.
There were a number of server slowdowns and issues for gamers looking to play the game on opening day and, as a result, Blizzard was very apologetic in its statement:
“We’re definitely thrilled that so many people around the world…
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Blizzard Says It Delivered 4.7 Million Copies of Diablo III on Release Day [Mac Blog]
Jordan Golson – macrumors.com