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Mists of Pandaria Sales Disappointing?

VentureBeat has estimated sales figures for the just-released Mists of Pandaria expansion for World of Warcraft by way of investment bank Lazard Capital Markets, where they estimate the MMORPG expansion has sold between 600,000 and 700,000 copies at retail since launching this week. This estimate does not include digital sales, but they add that "Lazard analysts believe Pandaria's digital sales won't make up for its poor retail performance." Word is: "Historically, each new World of Warcraft expansion has outsold its predecessors, Lazard said, but sales of Pandaria are down 60 percent from the previous expansion pack, Cataclysm, which has sold 3.3 million units since its launch in December 2010."

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11. Re: Mists of Pandaria Sales Disappointing? Sep 27, 2012, 20:45 Muscular Beaver
 
The Half Elf wrote on Sep 27, 2012, 20:42:
RE-READ IT. Sales of MoP are down 60% from the PREVIOUS expansion Cata, not from the total subscriber base.

Now all we need is Activision to make a Super Smash Brother's game with all the Blizzard characters...

I was talking about that. But if only 3.3 million people have bought Cata, there is no way their subscription numbers are accurate.

Nevermind, now I get it. I thought they were talking about overall sales since release.

This comment was edited on Sep 27, 2012, 20:54.
 
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