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Uncharted hits 17 million sales, UC3 GOTY inbound

Tuesday, 24th April 2012 16:25 GMT By Johnny Cullen

Sony’s announced the Uncharted series has reached as a whole over 17 million sales since the series began back in 2007.

The exact figure given by Sony was “over 17,320,000″ as of April 12, 2012. The series has seen main installments to date on PS3 – Drake’s Fortune in 2007, Among Thieves in 2009 and Drake’s Deception in 2011 – as well as Vita spin-off Golden Abyss earlier this year.

To accompany the announcement, a GOTY edition of Uncharted 3: Drake’s Deception has also been confirmed for a release. The release will come with the main game, plus all of its DLC released to date. Those include:

  • Classic Skins Packs 1 – 3
  • Multiplayer Accessory Pack
  • Flashback Map Packs 1 and 2
  • Drake’s Deception Map Pack
  • Fort Co-Op Adventure
  • Co-Op Shade Survival
  • Doughnut Skin Pack
  • Rogues Skin Pack 1 and 2

Packshot’s below.

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  1. TD_Monstrous69

    I think I’ve just found my alternative purchase to UC3′s Collector’s Edition. Not that I wouldn’t like the collector’s edition, just I gotta save money. Anyway, congrats to the Uncharted series reaching 17 Million Sold mark, here’s hoping for another 17 million sold for its future, and more great entries in a truly awesome game franchise.

    #1 2 years ago
  2. polygem

    yes great games. i wish they will improve the multiplayer with the next game. it has huge potential, but it´s not there yet. it´s not a gears of war in the mp department. it doesn´t have to be but, you know if they have a mp, they should work on refining and tweaking it. well after i got screwed up by the ms support a few minutes ago i think i will play some uc3 mp for a while right now…

    #2 2 years ago
  3. DSB

    Crazy numbers for an exclusive. Kudos.

    #3 2 years ago
  4. stealth

    such a crap game

    #4 2 years ago
  5. PEYJ

    Wonderful news for a wonderful series. It would have been nice to know the figures for each game.

    #5 2 years ago
  6. Erthazus

    YES. That’s good.

    Good sales for such a good franchise. I hope Sony will continue Uncharted games.

    Uncharted 3 was a great game, but Uncharted 2 was much better in my opinion.

    I still remember that Train level. It was awesome.

    #6 2 years ago
  7. speedxl01

    @6 Yes the train level was incredible, the landscape, the movement of the wagons etc..

    Congratulations to ND, I’m thinking to sell my U3 game and buy the GOTY edition, since I was waiting for the DLC price to drop, I might better buy the updated game.

    #7 2 years ago
  8. polygem

    @6 i agree. when i just recently played uncharted 3 i thought it is the best of the series but now after i finished it i must say uc2 is kind of stuck in my head even more. anyway. they all have been great fun. well deserved sales.

    #8 2 years ago
  9. loki

    Uncharted deserved 3x sales

    #9 2 years ago
  10. Greek God

    i love Uncharted :3

    #10 2 years ago
  11. Charlie Sheen

    uncharted 3 sucks compared to 2 even thou 2 is medicore with a terrible story

    #11 2 years ago
  12. jonahfalcon

    Note to VG247: 17M shipped. 13M sold. This is Sony. You should know by now.

    #12 2 years ago
  13. Hunam

    Uncharted 1 was one of the finest games ever made. Uncharted 2 was a great game but trying a bit too hard to be dude-bro cool in places. Uncharted 3 was a mess of overbearing design and tedium.

    #13 2 years ago
  14. Kabby

    To me they were all bad games. However, I’m an old fart and today’s market loves this skill-less, spectacle movie on rails entertainment.

    #14 2 years ago
  15. OlderGamer

    14 +1

    #15 2 years ago
  16. TFPtMaster

    @14 Maybe you right. But all Uncharted games are good pieces of entertainment.

    #16 2 years ago
  17. PEYJ

    @12

    Shipped numbers are sold for Sony. “Sold” numbers are sold for retailers and does not directly concern Sony.

    Where do you get your 13 M from? Sold by retailers do not practically exist as takes an enormous effort to collect them from all regions and countries. Clearly, it would seem unlikely that 4M were still in stock at various retailer ware houses around the world. My guess would be something around 16M-16.5M sold by retailers. Could be lower (or higher) but hardly as “low” as 13M.

    #17 2 years ago
  18. Dannybuoy

    That’s cos they’re solid games. Well apart from the fact my shitting flash back maps don’t work at all now. Got pack 2 at launch and haven’t played a single game on the new maps or even the maps from pack 1 either. That basically sucks as they both cost me £15. Sort it out ND. On the plus side I do get to play against more lower rank players and kick ass a bit more.

    #18 2 years ago
  19. sg1974

    @12 Yes, Sony have sent millions of copies of the Uncharted series to sit unsold in retail vendors’ storerooms.

    And UC2 *was* better than 3! My all time favourite video game.

    #19 2 years ago
  20. KAP

    Who says Sony exclusives don’t sell.

    Well done Naughty Dog.

    #20 2 years ago
  21. Da Man

    #12, STFU! FOR SONY – SOLD!! It does *not* matter what some low life uneducated ungrateful customer thinks, UC *is* amazing. It’s an *exclusive*.

    I just hope the geniuses at Sony are satisfied, that’s all I want really.

    My guess is 21 million sold by now. I read something along the lines of that on PS lifestyle too.

    #21 2 years ago
  22. OrbitMonkey

    Well as much as I’d love to drag up some platform trolling… I’d rather just say congrats to the team at Naughty Dog, much deserved.

    #22 2 years ago
  23. sg1974

    Sold = sold to retailers. Retailers tend not to hold huge unsold stock levels in warehouses. Especially the likes of GAME who would rather you bought secondhand.

    #23 2 years ago
  24. polygem

    @14 by no means bad games. no way. i have some problems with the artdesign and i hate the enrique eglesias look of nathan drake. i understand the movie on rails criticism. but still they are good games…

    #24 2 years ago
  25. OrbitMonkey

    Ideally Uncharted 4 will see Nathen Drake team up with Lara Croft on a quest for the Golden Leaf. In which the unexpected arrival of a Italian Plumber see’s them journey to the Mushroom Kingdom, a land full of gold… ;-)

    #25 2 years ago
  26. polygem

    …then a pale, bald and very brutal man with red stripes all over his body steps on their land and tries to kill them all, one after another. they call planet reach for help but they cannot come. they got their own problems. but they send a fairy called cortana. she falls in love with the brutal guy. they have lots of QTE unsafed sex and give birth to a child…of eden.

    #26 2 years ago
  27. xxJPRACERxx

    I hope the series will continue, but on PS4, no more on PS3.

    #27 2 years ago
  28. Lounds

    Uncharted: Drake Fortune. Is one of the best games I have ever played, I loved the story and the game play. I personally think which Uncharted game you played first is probably gonna be your favourite. I found U2 changing location too often annoyed me, I felt U3 had a better balance of exploration and combat, the only thing that let me down on U3 was on last chapter there was no boss battle, the ending felt a bit easy, but the improvements on the games combat and animations made U3 a more indepth and enjoyable game for me over U2. OMG the moment when you got on a horse, I was reliving indiana Jones but in a video game.

    #28 2 years ago
  29. TheBlackHole

    It’s quite telling that they don’t split the sales by title.

    You know the third is the worst seller of the three, right?

    #29 2 years ago
  30. Gekidami

    ^ No, and neither do you, you’re just making shit up.

    #30 2 years ago
  31. TheBlackHole

    @30 Sorry to disappoint Geki, but ChartTrack says otherwise.

    It’s not surprising, given the shorter time it’s been out and higher price point, but it’s still disappointing.

    #31 2 years ago
  32. Gekidami

    ^
    1. Chart Track only does numbers for the UK.

    2. Link to the actual numbers please.

    #32 2 years ago
  33. TheBlackHole

    Sorry Geki, I just don’t care enough to entertain this argument. I honestly couldn’t care less whether you believe it or not.

    Also, Chart Track covers Europe, not just the UK.

    #33 2 years ago
  34. Gekidami

    I’ll take that as a “I aint got no proof, i’m just making shit up”. Ok then.

    #34 2 years ago
  35. TheBlackHole

    Good for you.

    #35 2 years ago