On July 3rd 2013 Sony Computer Entertainment confirmed, ‘The Last of Us’ PS3 exclusive title has sold over 3.4 million units. The game was first released on June 14th, where it only took less than 3 weeks for the game to achieve the fastest selling title of 2013.
The game was highly praised by many reviewers, reaching an almost perfect score. The Sony press release this morning stated that the game, “surpassed all sales expectations to become the fastest-selling PS3 title of 2013,”
Sony describes The Last of Us as an epic zombie story “of survival in a world radically transformed, twenty years after a virulent pandemic of the cordyceps fungus has ravaged the human population,”
“Provides a realistic experience that explores the depths of humanity through main characters Joel and Ellie. Their journey is rife with emotionally charged moments as the narrative centers on themes of survival, loyalty, love and redemption.”
The President of Sony Computer Entertainment Shuhei Yoshida states, “These sales figures are a testament to the blockbuster quality of The Last of Us. 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.”
The Last of Us is truly an amazing game, what do you fans think of ‘The Last of Us’ experience overall?