The Last of Us shipped 3.4 million copies in its first three weeks, becoming the fastest-selling PS3 title of 2013, as Sony has announced. It is also the fastest selling new intellectual property in the history of the PlayStation 3.
“These sales figures are a testament to the blockbuster quality of The Last of Us,” said Sony Computer Entertainment Worldwide Studios president Shuhei Yoshida. “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.”
Read our review of The Last of Us, in which it received our highest score.