adeelarshad82 writes: Blizzard Entertainment announced that "Starcraft II: Wings of Liberty" sold 1.5 million copies in the first 48 hours. The highly anticipated game sold 1 million copies in the first 24 hours, going on to sell an additional 500,000 copies the following day. This makes "Starcraft II" the fastest-selling strategy game of all time. "Starcraft II" hit stores in North America, Europe, and more than a dozen other countries worldwide on June 27.
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