Diablo III Sold 3.5 Million In 24 Hours

Server issues aside, Diablo III made a shit ton of money for Blizzard last week.

The developer announced that their MMORPG sold 3.5 million copies within the first 24 hours of launch last week. The game has sold 6.3 million units since launch.
“We’re definitely thrilled that so many people around the world were excited to pick up their copy of Diablo III and jump in the moment it went live,” said Blizzard co-founder Mike Morhaime.
Morhaime went on to thank the gamers community for support while they were having some server issues at launch.
“We also regret that our preparations were not enough to ensure everyone had a seamless experience when they did so,” he said. “I want to reaffirm our commitment to make sure the millions of Diablo III players out there have a great experience with the game moving forward, and I also want to thank them for their ongoing support.”

He continued: “Regarding today’s announcement, we recognize that setting a new launch record is a big achievement,” Morhaime continued. “However, we’re especially proud of the gameplay feedback we’ve received from players worldwide.

“We’re pleased that Diablo III has lived up to players’ high expectations, and we’re looking forward to welcoming more players into Sanctuary in the days ahead.”
Diablo III is out now worldwide exclusively for the PC.