The Final of Us writer Sony Interactive Leisure has offered greater than 17 million copies of the post-apocalyptic motion recreation, developer Naughty Canine introduced as we speak.
A Sony consultant advised Polygon that the determine consists of items offered via to clients. Though the entire represents gross sales as of April 2018, Naughty Canine posted the information on Twitter as we speak, presumably as a result of it’s the fifth anniversary of the sport’s launch. The Final of Us debuted June 14, 2013, on PlayStation three, again when the PlayStation division was often called Sony Pc Leisure. Throughout the recreation’s first 13 months on retailer cabinets, Sony offered 7 million copies of it.
On the finish of July 2014, Sony launched a PlayStation four model, The Final of Us Remastered, which Naughty Canine had developed itself in a porting course of that the studio described as “hell.” It racked up gross sales of 1 million items inside a month, making for a complete of at the least eight million copies offered throughout each platforms by September 2014. The Sony spokesperson confirmed to Polygon that the 17 million determine contains PS3 and PS4 copies.
At this time’s announcement means that The Final of Us has had an extremely lengthy tail when it comes to gross sales, with practically 10 million copies offered after the sport’s first 12 months of launch. It should’ve helped that The Final of Us Remastered shortly turned vital title for brand spanking new PS4 house owners. In January 2015, Sony began packing in copies of the remaster with the usual PS4. And naturally, the announcement in December 2016 of a sequel, The Final of Us Half 2, probably bumped the gross sales of the unique recreation as nicely.
At this time is the fifth Anniversary of The Final of Us’ launch. Over 17 million of you’ve taken this journey with us and your love, help, and fandom for these characters and their story has been unimaginable. We will not wait to proceed it with Half II. pic.twitter.com/dES9bBDa4W
— Naughty Canine (@Naughty_Dog) June 14, 2018