The Last of Us Part 2 has sold over 4 million copies and is the fastest-selling PS4 exclusive ever

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What you need to know

  • The Last of Us Part 2 released on June 19, 2020.
  • Today, PlayStation revealed that The Last of Us Part 2 has sold over 4 million copies.
  • This makes The Last of Us Part 2 the fastest-selling PS4 exclusive ever.

The Last of Us Part 2 is finally here, having released back on June 19. Despite only being out for a week, it's already breaking records. Today, PlayStation and Naughty Dog announced that The Last of Us Part 2 has sold over 4 million copies. This makes it the fastest-selling PS4 exclusive ever, dethroning Marvel's Spider-Man, which sold 3.3 million copies at launch.

Neil Druckmann, Naughty Dog vice president and creative director of the game, said that "The Last of Us Part II was made possible thanks to the efforts of the hundreds of talented and passionate developers here at Naughty Dog. We can imagine no greater honor than seeing that same passion mirrored by the people playing it. Thank you for helping us reach this amazing milestone."

If you haven't played The Last of Us Part 2 yet, you can check out our review right here. In it, PlayStation lead Jennifer Locke explains that it is an emotional journey with fantastic performances and great gameplay but that story decisions will be divisive.

Samuel Tolbert is a freelance writer covering gaming news, previews, reviews, interviews and different aspects of the gaming industry, specifically focusing on PlayStation on Android Central. You can find him on Twitter @SamuelTolbert

2 Comments
  • What we won't be told is how many of those were returned.
  • Video games can't be returned once they've been opened/played. Pretty common.