Diablo IV Has Passed $666 Million In Global Sell-Through as Blizzard Shares Stats

Published: June 12, 2023 5:07 PM /


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Today Activision Blizzard shared some interesting statistics about the sales performance of its popular RPG Diablo IV, on top of more trivia. 

The big news is that the game has passed $666 million in global sell-through in the first five days since its release. This means that, if it was a movie, it would have been the biggest box office opening of 2023. Below you can read a few more stats directly from the press release.

  • Diablo IV’s opening week sales in comparison to movies would have been the biggest box office opening of 2023
  • Within five days of launching, Diablo IV sell-through out-grosses worldwide box office for all horror films released in 2023 — combined
  • Players have already clocked more than 276 million hours in Blizzard Entertainment’s fastest-selling game ever. That’s more than 30K years, or enough time to watch everything on YouTube with 13,500 years to spare
  • 276 billion total monsters killed since launch
  • 317 million player deaths
  • No. 1 on Twitch from early access on June 1 through June 9, breaking previous Blizzard records for hours streamed and watched over a similar period

This follows last week's announcement, which mentioned that Diablo IV was the fastest-selling game ever for Blizzard before it even launched.

Diablo IV is now available for PC, Xbox Series X|S, Xbox One, PlayStation 5, and PlayStation 4. Of course, you can read our full review of the game, in which our Austin Suther mentioned that Diablo IV "delivers exciting and accessible ARPG gameplay, a stunning world and engaging narrative to experience, and so many activities to keep you hooked for hours on end."

A few days ago, we also saw a music video of the game's anthem "Lilith" performed by Halsey and BTS' SUGA, to celebrate the release. You can also watch not one, but three launch trailers focusing on the storythe gameplayand live-action.


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