Blizzard Entertainment today released the numbers for World or Warcraft‘s second expansion, Wrath of the Lich King. The game sold 2.8 million in its first twenty-four hours, so it’s now officially the faststest-selling PC game ever, beating out its younger brother The Burning Crusade by some 400,000 copies.
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Blizzard Entertainment finally set a date today for World or Warcraft‘s second expansion, Wrath of the Lich King. In fact it set several dates. Most on the ten million players will be able to get their copy sometime between November 13-18, though mainland China is still waiting for an official release. As for everyone else, the game will be available in stores on November 13 in North America and Europe (along with Mexico, Argentina, Chile, and Russia), and November 14 in Australia, New Zealand, Singapore, Malaysia, and Thailand. Korea, Taiwan, Hong Kong, and Macau will have to bide their time until November 18. Continue reading ‘Lich King Goes Global This November’ »
Blizzard announced today the beginning of the Wrath of the Lich King Opt-In program. For their previous expansion, The Burning Crusade, players for the beta were chosen at random. This time players who would like a chance to be part of the beta for the upcoming expansion can apply, and an undisclosed number of these applicants will be selected at random for the beta. Applying does not guarantee that one will be chosen, but if you happen to have won access to the beta in a promotion, have no fear for you’re still one of the lucky few. As for everyone else, players can apply on their account page here for North American players and here for European gamers.