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StarCraft II is Year's Biggest PC Game Launch

StarCraft II: Wings of Liberty sold more than a million copies in 24 hours and 1.5 million copies over the first 48 hours of availability, announces Blizzard. They say this makes the real-time strategy sequel the biggest PC game launch of the year, and that this sets a record "for fastest-selling strategy game of all time."

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18. Re: StarCraft II is Year's Biggest PC Game Launch Aug 3, 2010, 13:07 Verno
 
It's not that he doesn't like Starcraft. Looking at his previous posts he has a self imposed boycott over the lack of LAN, 1/3rd of a game, same game with better graphics, etc.

Ahh, one of those people. Fair enough, his loss I don't think SC2 is the best game on the platform or even the best game I've played in the past few years but it's undoubtedly an enjoyable experience well worth the money.

For me SC2 is no real PC game either. Its somewhere between console port and real PC game. Most of the game is hype anyway.

I don't know, there's a lot of hype but theres also a solid game underneath that. Is it the second coming? Of course not, most Blizzard games are very iterative anyways, WoW at launch was barely the same game it is today. I expect Starcraft 2 will be no different as it evolves over time on the MP side of things. There is already a very solid SP campaign though I agree it's nothing unforgettable.

Are you people convinced yet that VGChartz makes their numbers up out of thin air? 1.8 million in one day minus Korea vs. 1.5 million in two days worldwide....hrmm....

Actually youre comparing day one with 48 hour sales so they were off by more like 800k units. To be fair, they did say "estimates". Anyways I think we've already settled that debate, some people use their numbers as a baseline, other people don't like their lack of transparency and life goes on.
 
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