Naughty Dog’s The Last of Us II rolled out on 19th June 2020. After being delayed for several times, gamers can finally enter the beautiful yet so vicious world of The Last of US Part II. One of the most anticipated title of 2020 has already started dominating the market. The Last of US II is a PlayStation exclusive that break the sale records in UK (physical sales), within the first week of launch.
The Last of US II Break Sales record UK
The long-awaited game has created a great impression on players and the sales count keeps on rising day by day during the pandemic. According to the sales chart, revealed by GameIndustry biz – The Last of US II is Sony’s fastest selling exclusive that beat the Naughty Dog’s Uncharted 4: A Thief’s End(2016) by 1%.
The games launch is explosive, even we are only including the boxed charts, and digital sales are even bigger. Being only the PS4 exclusive the game continues to dominate the platform and on the path to become one of most successful titles of Sony. As per reports, Sony sold 66% of their games digitally. It’s enough to figure the count, if we start including the digital sales for The Last of US II.
The Last of US II sales in UK is highest than any other titles in 2020. It also surpasses the previous record holder Animal Crossing: New Horizons. If we compare the sales of The Last US ii with its prequel –it is 76% higher than The Last of US (2013).
Game follows the protagonist Joel and Ellie and their journey across a post-apocalyptic United States affected by The Cordyceps Brain Infection (a modern fungal disease).
The Last of Us Part II is an action-adventure game developed by Naughty Dog and Sony Interactive Entertainment for the PlayStation 4. Set five years after the events of The Last of Us (2013), players control 19-year-old Ellie. Ellie comes into conflict with a mysterious cult in a post-apocalyptic United States.
The Last of Us Part II is played from a third-person perspective. Players use firearms and improvised weapons, and can use stealth to defend against hostile humans and cannibalistic creatures infected by a mutated strain of the Cordyceps fungus.
Sony’s Official Chart
However, Sony hasn’t yet revealed the sales figure of the game officially yet. Guess, we have to wait for a while.