Wrath Of The Lich Kich

Wrath of the Lich King sells 2.8 million in 24 hours

Blizzard’s confirmed that Wrath of the Lich King has sold 2.8 million copies in 24 hours to become the fastest selling PC game ever. The WoW expansion beat the 2.4 million units sold by previous add-on The Burning Crusade in 2007. “We’re grateful for the incredible support that players around the world have continued to […]

Wrath Of The Lich Kich headlines

  • No plans to change WoW pricing in the US, says Morhaime

    Speaking to MTV at the Wrath of the Lich King launch this week, Blizzard boss Mike Morhaime said that the American subs rate for World of Warcraft won’t be changing in the US any time soon. “The monthly rate for WoW in the United States has not changed, and we’re not planning any changes to […]

  • Swedish boy faints after 24-hour WotLK session

    Like, dur. Swedish paper the Kvällsposten’s reporting that a 15 year-old boy collapsed and started convulsing after playing Wrath of the Lich King for 24 hours without a break this week. His father’s now warning other parents of the dangers of not eating, sleeping and working hard at a computer for unnatural lengths of time. […]

  • All WotLK raid content defeated

    All the Wrath of the Lich King raiding content has been cleared by a European guild less than three days after the expansion released. “We are proud to declare that all WOTLK PVE raid content has now been cleared,” said the TwentyFifthNovember guild in a note on its site. “This is both a moment of […]

  • Blizzard announces Lich King midnight openings

    Blizzard’s going large for the launch of Wrath of the Lich King, with its central UK event to take place at midnight on November 12 at HMV on London’s Oxford Street. “We’ve been looking forward to these launch events all year,” said Blizzard boss Mike Morhaime. “This is one of the few opportunities we get […]

  • Rumour: Lich King date announced

    According to this WoWInsider story, a date of November 13 has been included on a WoWHead ad for Wrath of the Lich King. Just to be clear, there’s no confirmation of this as the expansion’s final release date as yet, so hold those horses. More through the link.

  • Wrath of the Lich King box-art leaked

    On WoWInsider. Probably the most shocking thing about this is the fact that Blizzard can keep Diablo III under wraps for four years but can’t do the same with a bit of WoW artwork. No matter. At least it shows the expansion’s properly on the way. Beta starts soon, so watch out for more from […]

  • Achievement system spotted in Wrath of the Lich King

    According to this Death Knight post, an Achievement system in the World of Warcraft Wrath of the Lich King Alpha test can be accessed by typing in “/achievement”. There are some screens of it over there, showing awards for things like “total death”, general PvP and exploration. The WoW update is planned to release at […]