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Uncharted 4 Sells 2.7 Million Copies In First Week

by Mike Futter on May 23, 2016 at 04:01 AM

Sony has announced that Uncharted 4 is its fastest-selling first-party PlayStation 4 game in North America. The company has touted impressive first-week sales numbers for Nathan Drake’s last ride.

More than 2.7 million copies have been sold through as of May 16. This includes retail copies sold at register and PlayStation Store downloads.

By comparison, Naughty Dog’s last game, The Last of Us, sold 3.4 million copies in its first three weeks. For more on Uncharted 4: A Thief’s End, check out our review

[Source: PlayStation Blog]

 

Our Take
I’ve only played about a third of Uncharted 4 at this point, but it’s living up to my expectations. It’s not going to be easy for me to say goodbye to this cast, but if Naughty Dog thinks its time to move on, I’d rather they do so gracefully instead of milk the franchise unenthusiastically.

With sales like this though, it's going to be interesting to see if Sony can keep itself from simply assigning another studio. The lure of fortune is hard to resist, after all.