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StarCraft II Budget Oopsie, Preorders Soar

The Wall Street Journal corrects their recent report that the development budget for StarCraft II has exceeded $100 million USD. They say they were referring to the wrong game: "Activision Blizzard Inc. hasn't disclosed development costs for its 'Starcraft II' videogame. A July 16 Technology article about the 'Starcraft' sequel incorrectly said the company spent more than $100 million to develop the game; that figure referred to its 'World of Warcraft' game." Thanks Big Download. On a semi-related note, VGChartz has preorder data for StarCraft II, showing the real-time strategy sequel has 684,000 preorders, and they expect that figure to top out at 750,000 before next week's release. Thanks joao.

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21. Re: StarCraft II Budget Oopsie, Preorders Soar Jul 23, 2010, 14:23 Hyatus
 
kxmode wrote on Jul 23, 2010, 12:20:
Hyatus wrote on Jul 23, 2010, 12:16:
another stupid MMO

How long have you been a hater?

When I realized that the buttons I click are better than the buttons the WoW players click. :p

Seriously, though. I started hating MMOs when my buddy invited me over to watch him play EQ. His character spent half the time sitting. It only snowballed from there when tons of development studios started changing their tune from the old classics and decided to try this new MMO pop music.
 
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