Sony Computer Entertainment has announced today that critically acclaimed PlayStation 3 exclusive The Last of Us has sold more than 3.4 million units.
This makes developer Naughty Dog’s ground-breaking entry the best-selling game on the PlayStation 3 so far this year.
“These sales figures are a testament to the blockbuster quality of The Last of Us,” said Shuhei Yoshida, President of Sony Computer Entertainment Worldwide Studios.
“The teams at Naughty Dog are true visionaries and their storytelling capabilities are second to none, this title is an undisputed demonstration of that. PlayStation continues to be committed to delivering unique gameplay experiences that redefine the interactive entertainment industry and The Last of Us is a perfect example.”
At 95/100, The Last of Us also currently holds the highest average score for 2013 on critical review aggregation site Metacritic.