StarCraft II: Wings of Liberty reaches record setting 1.5 million copies Sold in 48 Hours
(Best Syndication News) - Blizzard Entertainment Inc. announced that the newly released StarCraft II: Wings of Liberty video game has sold 1.5 million copies in the first 48 hours it was released. This sci-fi sequel was released on July 27th, 2010 to over 8,000 retail stores worldwide opening their doors at midnight for the video game release.
The company had promoted the video game release with special events with entertainment developers at some of the locations to sign copies of the video game.
Of the 8,000 stores that stayed open at midnight, 3,000 of them were GameStop retail stores which specializes in selling both new and used video games.
StarCraft II: Wings of Liberty is a continuation of StarCraft: Brood War. Game players can choose their own mission path out of the 29-mission campaign. This is a real-time strategy game that uses a 3D-graphics engine that has added new upgrades to the Battle.net online play. The new features and enhancements include voice communication, cloud file storage, leagues and ladders, achievements, stat-tracking, and more.
By: N Wilson