World of Warcraft: Shadowlands has become the fastest-selling PC game of all time

At least Activision claims to be a World of Warcraft: Shadowlands record holder.

There was plenty of anticipation for the release of the latest World of Warcraft add-on, which nothing proves better, as the launch of Shadowlands immediately thawed the servers. But not only the developers and server maintainers felt the tremendous interest, but also the staff working on sales metrics, as Activision boasted a milestone that is also a record.

According to company statistics, 3.7 million copies of World of Warcraft: Shadowlands were sold globally in a single day, which is not only a great performance for the add-on, but also from the gaming industry’s point of view, as according to Activision, no previous PC games were rushed. still away so much on the first day.

The previous top holder was the Diablo 3, which topped the podium with 3.5 million units until the Shadowlands pushed it away.

But it’s not just about sales, Shadowlands is spinning: in the months before the add-on came out and in the time since it arrived, players spent more time in Azeroth than in any similar period in the last 10 years, and all in-game almost doubled. compared to.

  • Developer: Blizzard Entertainment
  • Publisher: Blizzard Entertainment
  • Platform: PC
  • Style: MMO
  • Appearance: 11/23/2020

World of Warcraft: Shadowlands is the eighth add-on to Blizzard’s MMORPG that continues the events of Battle for Azeroth.