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World of Warcraft: Mists of Pandaria sells 2.7 million in first week

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Blizzard announced today Mists of Pandaria, World of Warcraft's fourth expansion, sold 2.7 million units within its first week since launching on September 25. Active subscriptions also jumped past 10 million as a result.

By comparison, World of Warcraft's previous expansion, Cataclysm, quaked onto 3.3 million computers after just 24 hours and reigned as the fastest-selling PC game of all time (opens in new tab) before passing the mantle to Diablo 3 (opens in new tab) .

Also: awesome review with pretty pictures (opens in new tab) . Enjoy!

Omri Petitte is a former PC Gamer associate editor and long-time freelance writer covering news and reviews. If you spot his name, it probably means you're reading about some kind of first-person shooter. Why yes, he would like to talk to you about Battlefield. Do you have a few days?