Sony praises success of exclusive zombie survival game.
Sony has revealed that PlayStation 3 exclusive game The Last of Us has become a roaring success with over 3.4 million sales worldwide.
Naughty Dog's fungal-zombie title, which has held onto the UK No1 spot for four weeks running, has made a big splash both in Blu Ray and digital download formats, making it the fastest selling PS3 game of 2013.
"The teams at Naughty Dog are true visionaries and their storytelling capabilities are second to none, this title is an undisputed demonstration of that,” commented Sony Computer Entertainment Worldwide Studios president Shuhei Yoshida.
“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."
Having held onto the top spot of the UK sales chart for four weeks, the Last of Us is the most successful title of the year, beating out hot contenders such as Bioshock Infinite which held onto No1 for three weeks.
The Last of Us current holds a commanding score on Metacritic of 95% among critics, and 9.1 out of 10 from users.