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News video games 17 August 2020, 10:58

author: Bart Swiatek

The Last of Us 2 Breaks Popularity Records in the US

The Last of Us: Part II is the third best earning game in the USA in the history of the PlayStation brand and the third most popular title of 2020. The other big Sony Interactive Entertainment exclusive, Ghost of Tsushima, is also doing great.

The Last of Us 2 sells well - despite the controversy.

IN A NUTSHELL:

  1. TLoU2 is the third best-selling game in PlayStation's history;
  2. The game is also the third best-selling title of 2020;
  3. Ghost of Tushima is also doing great - it was a hit of June and takes 5th place in the summary of the whole year.

A report published by NPD Group (via VGC) indicates that The Last of Us: Part II has become the third best earning title in the USA in the history of PlayStation. Naughty Dog's hit is only bested by Marvel's Spider-Man and God of War. The second part of TLoU is also the third best-selling game of 2020 - only Animal Crossing: New Horizons and Call of Duty: Modern Warfare have done better.

This is not a big surprise, given the previous reports. Despite the great controversies accompanying the launch (mainly related to thestory and narrative, which was not to the liking of a part of the community), in just three days, as many as 4 million copies of the game were sold.

The report also revealed another success of Sony Interactive Entertainment - Ghost of Tsushima. Sucker Punch's work was the best-selling game of June, while taking fifth place on the 2020 summary list (two places below The Last of Us: Part II). This is an exceptionally good result, especially for the new IP. Interestingly, Final Fantasy VII: Remake was fourth. The title from Square Enix is also available only on PS4 for the time being.

The Last of Us: Part II debuted on June 19, this year. The game is only available on PlayStation 4.

  1. The Last of Us 2 Review – A Game to Set the World on Fire
  2. The Last of Us 2 - game guide
  3. The Last of Us: Part II - official website

Last update: 2020-08-17

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