FutureFive NZ - StarCraft II sells over 3M in first month

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StarCraft II sells over 3M in first month

Blizzard Entertainment Inc. has announced that StarCraft II: Wings of Liberty has sold more than 3 million copies worldwide in its first month of release. This cements its position not only as the best-selling PC game of 2010 but also as the fastest-selling real-time strategy (RTS) game of all time.

StarCraft II released simultaneously in North America, Europe, South Korea, Australia, New Zealand, Russia, Brazil, Chile, Argentina, Singapore, Indonesia, Malaysia, Thailand, the Philippines, and regions of Taiwan, Hong Kong and Macau on July 27th. It sold 1 one million copies on its first day of release.

"We appreciate all the enthusiasm that players around the world have shown for StarCraft II," said Mike Morhaime, CEO and cofounder of Blizzard Entertainment. "It was important to us to deliver an overall gameplay experience that was accessible, balanced, and fun, and it's been gratifying to see how strongly the global community has already embraced the game."

StarCraft II continues to be the most sought-after PC game of the year at EB Games," said Debra McGrath, national brand and marketing manager, EB Games Australia/New Zealand. "Early indications suggest that StarCraft II will follow in the footsteps of the original and become a long-term top seller."

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