World of Warcraft Cataclysm Hits New Sales Records

Irvine-based Blizzard Entertainment released its latest sales numbers for its new title, World of Warcraft: Cataclysm yesterday, saying that it has sold more than 4.7 million copies of the title in its first month of release. The firm said that sets a new record for monthly PC-game sales. The firm did not say what kind of financial impact those sales have had on the firm. Cataclysm is the third expansion pack for World of Warcraft that the company has released. As part of the sales figure releases, Blizzard said that due to continued growth of World of Warcraft and its other titles, its is currently hiring for "numerous" open positions at the company.