The Last of Us Part 2 launched on June 19, 2020 and it in the span of 3 days, has become the fastest selling PS4 exclusive game of its generation.
The game has sold 4 million copies, which beats previous record holders Spider-Man and God of War and is a testament to how show popular the game has been for the company Naughty Dog.
Message from the Game director
Speaking from Sony Blog, Naughty Dog vice president Neil Druckmann delivered a congratulatory message thanking the developers and fans for making the game possible.
"We are so immensely grateful to the millions of fans around the world that have played The Last of Us Part II and shared their experiences with us over the last week," Druckmann said. "We set out to tell a new kind of story, one that deals with difficult themes and would challenge you in unexpected ways. Hearing how the experience has resonated with so many of you and witnessing the type of thoughtful discussions it has sparked has been so incredible. We’ve also been so inspired by your creativity — whether it’s your gorgeous Photo Mode shots, jaw-dropping gameplay GIFs, or the songs you’ve recorded using Ellie’s guitar. "
"The Last of Us Part II was made possible thanks to the efforts of the hundreds of talented and passionate developers here at Naughty Dog. We can imagine no greater honor than seeing that same passion mirrored by the people playing it. Thank you for helping us reach this amazing milestone."
Critics have highly praised the game for its overall gameplay and rating it as the one of the best games to be released before the PS5 launch. Despite the internet sharing a two sided opinion of the storyline and character plot development, it still is undeniably one of the most fun filled games that will keep you satisfied for the duration of the play.
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