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World of Warcraft: Cataclysm

Cataclysm breaks sales record

Beats previous expansions as well

When World of Warcraft: Wrath of the Lich King was released, it sold 2.8 million copies during its first 24 hours. Now they've released a statement saying that World of Warcraft: Cataclysm broke that, selling 3.3 million copies in its first 24 hours (including digital pre-orders that were available through If you're counting, that's a lot of copies and Blizzard claim that it makes it the fastest selling PC game of all time - a record previously held by Wrath of the Lich King...

World of Warcraft: Cataclysm
Photograph from the Madrid launch of Cataclysm (courtesey of David Caballero).