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Shadowlands Was the Fastest-Selling PC Game in History for 1 Day

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On December 8, we learned in Blizzard's press release that WoW's latest expansion has become the fastest-selling PC game of all time, but it was for mere 24 hours.

On the first day of Shadowlands' launch, the game sold more than 3.7 million units globally. You can find the full press release here.

However, In just 24 hours, Cyberpunk 2077 has stolen the crown, racking up 8 million pre-orders, out of which 74% were digital, according to Game Industry. The number was unveiled by CD Projekt Red, the game's developers, in a series of tweets.

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PC apparently accounted for 59% of all pre-orders. Basically, Cyberpunk is a huge success, and the game earned all its dev costs back on Day 1.

In case you didn't know, Icy Veins has a sister site called IcyWiki, where we also cover Cyberpunk 2077.

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