Fastest selling new software title in the history of PlayStation 3, and fastest selling PlayStation 3 title of 2013
Sony Computer Entertainment sent over a press release announcing that the global sales of The Last of Us, the latest franchise created by Naughty Dog, exceeded 3.4 million units as of July 3rd. This sales figure was achieved in less than 3 weeks since the global launch on June 14th. This PlayStation 3 exclusive title has surpassed all sales expectations to become the fastest-selling PS3 title of 2013.
The Last of Us blends survival and action elements to tell a character driven story about a population decimated by a modern plague. Cities are abandoned and being reclaimed by nature. Remaining survivors are killing each other for food, weapons and whatever they can find. Joel, a ruthless survivor, and Ellie, a young teenage girl who's braver and wiser beyond her years, must work together to survive their journey across what remains of the United States.