World of Warcraft Subscriber Base Reaches 11.5M

4M units of Wrath of the Lich King sold during the first month
Blizzard Entertainment today announced that World of Warcraft is now played by more than 11.5 million subscribers worldwide. This new record was reached following the November 13 release of the game's second expansion, Wrath of the Lich King, which sold more than 2.8 million copies within 24 hours, making it the fastest-selling PC game of all time. The expansion has also sold more than 4 million copies in its first month, setting a new record for monthly PC-game sales. Both sales records were previously held by World of Warcraft's first expansion, The Burning Crusade.