World of Warcraft fans raid store shelves

COMPUTER game fans of World of Warcraft in Comet country almost cleared the shelves of the popular game that has up to 11 million players world-wide when the latest edition Wrath of the Lich King was released at midnight on Wednesday. At ASDA in Stevenage

COMPUTER game fans of World of Warcraft in Comet country almost cleared the shelves of the popular game that has up to 11 million players world-wide when the latest edition Wrath of the Lich King was released at midnight on Wednesday.

At ASDA in Stevenage the first game fans appeared on the stroke of midnight and by 9am every copy had been sold.

A member of staff at ASDA said: "We sold every copy we had within a few hours. Soon after midnight people began coming through the door wanting the game. By 9am they were all gone. Hopefully we will have some more copies at the weekend."

At Game in Stevenage it was a case of if you hadn't pre-ordered the latest game then you were out of luck as the shelves were soon cleared.


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"It has sold very, very well but now only people who have pre-ordered can have what copies we have left," said a member of staff there.

But there was a few copies left at Tesco in Baldock although very few.

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"It has sold very well and people started coming into the store at midnight when it went on sale," said a member of staff.

"We had a pile of 30 games and they nearly all went. We still have a few left but I doubt whether we will have them for long.

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