The first expansion to Blizzard’s acclaimed RTS ‘StarCraft 2: Heart of the Swarm’ has achieved some impressive sales in a short time.
Within 48 hours of its release, Heart of the Swarm has already hit an approximate 1.1 million copies sold, according to Blizzard. The company was also happy to report that an equally large number of people tuned in order to watch the various launch celebrations that Blizzard broadcasted live over the Internet on Twitch.
Mike Morhaime, CEO of Blizzard came out to personally thank fans across the globe for the huge amount of support that they’ve shown for Blizzard and all their interest in Heart of the Swarm.
We want to thank the global StarCraft community for the incredible passion and support they’ve shown for Heart of the Swarm. In addition to a brand-new single-player campaign, we added a ton of enhancements with this expansion to make StarCraft II even more fun to play, and more exciting to watch. We’re pleased to see gamers and eSports fans around the world enjoying Heart of the Swarm.
Heart of the Swarm is definitely off to a very strong start and Blizzard clearly have plans for the future of the series. With the Protoss expansion still to come, what’s next for StarCraft 2?