Starcraft II: Heart of the Swarm sells 1.1 million in 48 hours

Blizzard reveals two-day sales of latest RTS exceeds platinum status but fail to match Wings of Liberty.


Starcraft II: Heart of the Swarm

Blizzard Entertainment announced today that StarCraft II: Heart of the Swarm sold through 1.1 million copies worldwide during its first 48 hours. This includes physical and digital copies, though a breakdown of sales between the two was not divulged.

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The game did not match the sales pace set by its predecessor, StarCraft II: Wings of Liberty, which sold 1.5 million copies over the same period of time in 2010.

Heart of the Swarm is the first of two expansions for Wings of Liberty. The third and final entry--Legacy of the Void--is currently in development and has no release date. It will focus on the Protoss race.

For more on Heart of the Swarm, check out GameSpot's review.

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