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This shouldn’t come as a surprise to anyone. Sony announced that Naughty Dog’s latest opus, The Last of Us Part II has sold more than 4 million copies sold through as of June 21, just 3 days since its launch on June 19. Not just that, The Last of Us Part II is now the fastest-selling PS4 exclusive, bypassing Naughty Dog’s own Uncharted 4.

Eric Lempel, Senior Vice President of PlayStation Worldwide Marketing said- “Naughty Dog has created an experience that truly transcends the category with The Last of Us Part II. They have honed their craft for years and have once again set a new bar for what is possible through interactive entertainment. The Last of Us Part II represents large scale innovation in gaming with a great blend of excellent gameplay mechanics and masterful storytelling. All of this came together to deliver a generation-defining experience and the fastest-selling PS4 exclusive. “

Neil Druckmann, Vice President of Naughty Dog and Director of The Last of Us Part II had this to say

We are so immensely grateful to the millions of fans around the world that have played The Last of Us Part II and shared their experiences with us over the last week. We set out to tell a new kind of story, one that deals with difficult themes and would challenge you in unexpected ways. Hearing how the experience has resonated with so many of you and witnessing the type of thoughtful discussions it has sparked has been so incredible. We’ve also been so inspired by your creativity — whether it’s your gorgeous Photo Mode shots, jaw-dropping gameplay GIFs, or the songs you’ve recorded using Ellie’s guitar.

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

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