Blizzard’s Diablo 3 sold more than 3.5 million copies within the first 24 hrs of launching, setting an all-time record for the fastest-selling PC game. This number does not include the 1.2 million WoW players that received D3 for free as part of the Annual Pass promotion, bringing the launch total to 4.7 million.
The previous record was set by no other then Blizzard’s Cataclysm expansion which sold 3.3 million copies. What’s the fastest selling game of all time? Activision Blizzard’s CoD Black Ops expansion, which sold 7 million copies in its first 24 hrs, including 4.5 million pre-orders.
Since launching on May 15th, more than 6.3 million copies have been sold at retail stores and online making it the biggest PC-game launch in history.