Functional blizzard (Nasdaq: ATV) 2020 ends with a thunderstorm, or a base explosion. The company announced its latest broad release on Tuesday, World of Warcraft: Shadowlands, Became the fastest-selling video game in the accepted brief history of the medium. The latest installment of the Sword and Witch series has more than 3.7 million units sold worldwide in the November 23 public release.
World of Warcraft Launched in 2004, Massive Multiplayer is an online role-playing game or MMORPG.
Activation indicated that it was new Wow The title has its own eclipse Diablo III The game had a previous record of over 3.5 million. The release cycle of that title began in 2012.
The company added that the time spent by players on Azeroth (the virtual online world owned by the series) has also reached new all-time highs from year to date.
According to Activision, the introduction of new elements to that world helped drive the engagement. “It is a great pleasure to enter into this new dimension of Warcraft The universe with millions of players around the world, “said J. Alan Brock, head of Blizzard Entertainment.” Watching players enjoy all of the new features and content is equally rewarding. Shadows. “
The title is part of a two-punch of big game releases for Activation in the coming days of 2020. It was launched Call of Duty: Black Ops Cold War, A new title in its long-running first-person shooter series. Last week, the company said it had increased total net bookings Call of duty The universe billion and more than 3 billion In the last 12 months.