Early buyrate estimates for the 1/27 WWE Royal Rumble PPV has the show drawing 498,000 buys according to WWE. The estimate breaks down to 322,000 buys domestic and 176,000 buys overseas. Last year’s Royal Rumble PPV in 2012 drew 443,000 buys. WWE will be releasing final buyrate figures during the first quarter earnings report of 2013.

Source: WWE, SNL.com