Sony Computer Entertainment Worldwide Studios president Shuhei Yoshida has confirmed that The Last of Us has eclipsed 3.4 million sales as of July 3.
The critically-acclaimed post-apocalyptic romp was released worldwide on June 14, topping the U.K. All Format Charts in the process and going on to hold the position for four consecutive weeks.
According to Eurogamer, the game has become the fastest-selling PlayStation 3 title so far this year.
Said Yoshida-san: “These sales figures are a testament to the blockbuster quality of The Last of Us. The teams at Naughty Dog are true visionaries and their storytelling capabilities are second to none, this title is an undisputed demonstration of that.
“SCE continues to be committed to delivering unique gameplay experiences that redefine the interactive entertainment industry and The Last of Us is a perfect example.”
The Last of Us follows the story of grizzly smuggler Joel and his 14-year-old companion Ellie, as they fight their way across the U.S. in wake of a deadly fungal outbreak. Read our review of the PS3-exclusive adventure here.