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StarCraft 2 is 'fastest-selling strategy game ever'

RTS becomes best selling PC game of 2010, Blizzard claims

StarCraft II has quickly become the biggest-selling PC game of 2010, Blizzard's claimed.

Blizzard's game has received some glowing reviews - check out CVG's here - and it's managed to shift more than one million copies worldwide during it first day on sale and more than 1.5 million in its first two days, Blizzard's claimed, making it the fastest-selling strategy game of all-time. Have that, C&C.

Earlier today, it was reported that it's taken only five days for StarCraft II to sell more in UK than its older brother has managed since its release 12 years ago. Blizzard should just launch a console or something.

Bob McKenzie, VP of US chain GameStop said of the record: "GameStop had more than 3,000 stores open at midnight, so our StarCraft players got a jump start on playing the epic experience Blizzard consistently delivers with its games.

"StarCraft II: Wings of Liberty is officially GameStop's fastest-selling PC game since Blizzard launched World of Warcraft: Wrath of the Lich King in 2008."

Blizzard said it's "pleased" that so many people around the world have already picked up a copy of the game, "and we look forward to welcoming even more players to Battle.net in the weeks and months ahead."

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