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World of Warcraft Sales Figures Soar in Europe 57

GamesIndustry.biz has the word that the sales figures on release day for World of Warcraft here in the states have been exceeded by the game's European launch. Slagged servers crumpled and the account creation site on the Blizzard Europe homepage was taken down for a few hours on release day. From the article: "According to figures released by the developer, the subscription-based MMORPG sold more than 280,000 units on day one - more than it sold on its first day in the States - before sales rose to 380,000 by the end of its first weekend on sale."
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World of Warcraft Sales Figures Soar in Europe

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  • by Anonymous Coward on Tuesday February 15, 2005 @05:24PM (#11681898)
    According to figures released by the developer, the subscription-based MMORPG sold more than 280,000 units on day one - more than it sold on its first day in the States - before sales rose to 380,000 by the end of its first weekend on sale.

    That is not a small number! That is a really big number!
    Flagrant premature rollout error
    WOW Over = Very Yes.

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