The Last of Us - Opening Week Sales Estimates - NewsWilliam D'Angelo, posted on 17 June 2013 / 43,415 Views
First week sales for the biggest title of 2013 to date, The Last of Us (PS3), are in. The game sold around 1.3 million units worldwide making it the biggest launch of 2013. This is nearly 200,000 units above BioShock Infinite which sold 1.16 million units in its opening week across the Xbox 360 and PlayStation 3.
The Last of Us managed to sell around 500,000 units in the US, this is nearly a 50 percent increase over the 338,000 pre-orders. The game also sold 120,000 units in the UK.
The Last of Us is an action-adventure post-apocalyptic third-person survival horror game developed by Naughty Dog exclusively for the PlayStation 3. The player takes control of Joel who has to escort Ellie in a post-apocalyptic United States in 2033. The game is currently the highest-rated game of 2013 so far with a user rating of 4.93 out of 5 and a score of 9.8 / 10 from our sister site gamrReview.