The Last of Us passes 3.4 million sales worldwide

Tuesday, 9 July 2013 08:43 GMT By Dave Cook

The Last of Us has smashed through 3.4 million sales as of July 3, just three weeks since the game launched on June 14, and Sony Computer Entertainment Worldwide Studios boss Shuhei Yoshida has praised Naughty Dog’s effort in celebration.

Eurogamer reports that the milestone makes The Last of Us the fastest-selling PS3 title of 2013.

In a statement, Yoshida said, “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 game has currently held the top spot in the UK game charts for four consecutive weeks, and according to Eurogamer is has out-performed both Uncharted: Drake’s Fortune and Uncharted 2: Among Thieves so far.

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