The Last of Us is now deemed a success by the game’s publisher, Sony with Naughty Dog’s newest title selling 3.4 million worldwide.
Sony has confirmed these numbers are made up of both retail and digital copies. The success of The Last of Us makes the game the fastest selling PlayStation 3 game of 2013 and also the fastest selling new IP PlayStation 3 game in the history the console.
In wake of the news, Worldwide Studios President Shuhei Yoshida told Eurogamer “These sales figures are a testament to the blockbuster quality of The Last of Us. The teams at Naughty Dog are true visionaries and their storytelling capabilities are second to none, this title is an undisputed demonstration of that. SCE continues to be committed to delivering unique gameplay experiences that redefine the interactive entertainment industry and The Last of Us is a perfect example.”
The Last of Us has performed admirably in its first month after being released. It’s soared critically and remains at the number one spot on the UK sales chart for a fourth week in a row.
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