After reports of successful launches of The Last of Us 2 in Japan and Great Britain, Sony is now giving the first concrete figures: By June 21, 2020, the new action adventure had sold more than four million copies worldwide. This makes The Last of Us 2 the fastest-selling PS4 exclusive game ever. In Germany, the naughty dog adventure also got off to an impressive start. According to GfK Entertainment, The Last of Us 2 is the strongest sales week of the year so far in the physical games market.
The Last of Us 2 got off to a successful start. After the first reports from Japan and Great Britain, Sony now gives the first concrete figures. As the Companies through the PlayStation blog announced, the new action adventure has sold more than four million copies worldwide – until June 21, 2020. According to Sony, The Last of Us 2 is the fastest-selling exclusive PS4 game so far. Naughty Dog's new work came out on June 19 exclusively for the Sony console.
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Neil Druckmann, vice president of Naughty Dog and director of The Last of Us 2, comments on the PlayStation blog: "We are incredibly grateful to the millions of fans around the world who have read The Last of Us Part 2 (buy now for € 54.99) played and shared their experiences with us over the past week. We wanted to tell a new kind of story that deals with difficult topics and challenges you in an unexpected way. "
Druckmann continues: "It was incredibly nice to hear how that was so well received by so many of you. We are also thrilled to see what kind of thoughtful discussions they sparked in you. We enjoy your creativity every day – wonderful photos thanks to photo mode, stunning gameplay GIFs or the songs you recorded with Ellie's guitar. "
Sony does not mention how often The Last of Us 2 has sold in the individual regions of the world. From GfK Entertainment there is at least initial information from Germany. According to the market research company, The Last of Us 2 is the strongest sales week of the year so far in the physical games market and records "immense sales". There are no concrete numbers.
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