We knew The Last of Us was successful, but we hadn’t realised quite how successful. On the survival horror’s fifth anniversary, however, Naughty Dog has revealed that Joel and Ellie’s inaugural adventure has sold a mind-melting 17 million copies across the PlayStation 4 and PlayStation 3 since its original release in 2013. That’s a truly staggering statistic.
The last figure we got for The Last of Us was all the way back in 2014, when it had eclipsed seven million units on the PS3 alone. That was before the remaster released, but it shows that the release has had some really long legs, continuing to sell well several years after its introduction. It all bodes well for the upcoming The Last of Us: Part II.