The launch of highly anticipated game of 2020 has started breaking records and figures are increasing day by day. The Last US 2 becomes the fastest selling PS4 exclusives dominating other top PlayStation games like Marvel’s Spiderman, Uncharted 4 and God of War. Sony reveals, Last of Us 2 sold 4 million copies within three days of launch. They announced the game has already surpassed the numbers of its original title in same time period.
The last of US 2 released on 19th June and tailed around 4 million players/customers until June 21. The sale is recorded as highest of all time, said Sony. This survival title has already achieved a huge milestone during the pandemic and records are still going to break soon. According to reports, Spiderman and God of War sold around 3.3 million copies in 3 days of launch.
The Last of Us Part II also beats the record of Naughty Dog’s Uncharted 4: A thief’s end (2016) sold 2.7 million copies in first week. Last of Us 2 stands out as best game by Naught Dog, becoming one of the most successful games in the market. It’s the most popular game played currently and the financial success of Sony is a great example for that. Since the launch of Part II, fans are still wondering whether we will encounter Last of Us III or not.
“The Last of Us Part 2 represents large scale innovation in gaming with a great blend of excellent gameplay mechanics and masterful storytelling,” said Eric Lempel, senior vice president of worldwide marketing for Sony PlayStation. “We strive to bring you unique, engaging experiences.”
“We are so immensely grateful to the millions of fans around the world that have played The Last of Us Part II and shared their experiences with us over the last week. We set out to tell a new kind of story, one that deals with difficult themes and would challenge you in unexpected ways. Hearing how the experience has resonated with so many of you and witnessing the type of thoughtful discussions it has sparked has been so incredible,” said Druckmann in a PlayStation blog.” We’ve also been so inspired by your creativity–whether it’s your gorgeous Photo Mode shots, jaw-dropping gameplay GIFs, or the songs you’ve recorded using Ellie’s guitar.”
“The Last of Us Part II was made possible thanks to the efforts of the hundreds of talented and passionate developers here at Naughty Dog. We can imagine no greater honor than seeing that same passion mirrored by the people playing it. Thank you for helping us reach this amazing milestone.”
Naught dog is quite excited about the success of Last of US Part II and may return with next title in Uncharted series. However, no official new have been announced yet.
Druckmann also revealed they’re currently working on HBO TV Shows based on The Last of Us and an Uncharted movie starring Tom Holland and Mark Wahlberg is also in the works. Stay Tuned for more updates.