Battle for Azeroth is Now the Fastest Selling World of Warcraft Expansion

The newest World of Warcraft expansion breaks Blizzard's sales record selling through 3.4 million units on day one.

on August 23, 2018 11:18 PM

Today, Blizzard Entertainment announced the latest World of Warcraft expansion, Battle for Azeroth, is the fastest-selling expansion for the long-running MMORPG.

On day one, World of Warcraft: Battle for Azeroth sold through 3.4 million units worldwide marking a new sales record for the company. According to Blizzard Entertainment, this makes it one of the fastest-selling PC games of all time.

Battle for Azeroth is the seventh expansion for World of Warcraft. With a storyline that goes back to its roots, it puts the conflict between the Horde and Alliance in the forefront. It also introduces a number of new features including an increased level cap to 120, Island Expeditions, Azerite gear, and more.

You can check out DualShockers’ review-in-progress where we discuss our experience as one of the Horde in Zuldazar leveling from 110 to 120. Our full review will be on the site very soon.

World of Warcraft: Battle for Azeroth is available right now for PC. The standard edition costs $49.99 while the Digital Deluxe Edition costs $69.99.

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Michael Ruiz is a staff writer at DualShockers. He enjoys most video games, but would be happy playing Galaga for the rest of his life. When he isn't playing games, he is probably watching professional wrestling or podcasting over at Model Citizens Media.