It’s official, as of June 21st, The Last of Us Part II bought over 4 million copies throughout its opening weekend. This worldwide gross sales determine secures it a spot because the fastest-selling PlayStation Four unique so far.
Sony introduced the information in a PS Blog submit from PlayStation Worldwide Marketing SVP, Eric Lempel. The submit itself is moderately transient, getting proper to the purpose. However, it does characteristic a notice from Naughty Dog VP and TLoU Part II Creative Director, Neil Druckmann. Read Druckmann’s message to followers within the assertion beneath:
We are so immensely grateful to the tens of millions of followers all over the world which have performed The Last of Us Part II and shared their experiences with us over the past week. We got down to inform a brand new form of story, one which offers with troublesome themes and would problem you in sudden methods. Hearing how the expertise has resonated with so a lot of you and witnessing the kind of considerate discussions it has sparked has been so unbelievable. We’ve additionally been so impressed by your creativity — whether or not it’s your beautiful Photo Mode photographs, jaw-dropping gameplay GIFs, or the songs you’ve recorded utilizing Ellie’s guitar.
The Last of Us Part II was made doable because of the efforts of the lots of of proficient and passionate builders right here at Naughty Dog. We can think about no larger honor than seeing that very same ardour mirrored by the individuals taking part in it. Thank you for serving to us attain this superb milestone.
The sequel’s record-breaking gross sales in numerous areas throughout the globe, such because the UK and Japan, meant it was certain to carry out above and past expectations. For context, Marvel’s Spider-Man beforehand counted because the PS4’s fastest-selling title at 3.Three million copies bought in its opening weekend. Before Insomniac’s journey dethroned it, the crown belonged to 2018’s God of War at 3.1 million models moved throughout its debut.
The Last of Us Part II is in shops now for the PlayStation 4.
[Source: PlayStation Blog]