The new Naughty Dog game has become the best physical release to date in 2020, and has also become the fastest selling Sony exclusive in the shortest time, breaking the record set by Uncharted 4: A Thief’s End since 2016.
Here is the top ten of the week in the UK:
- The Last of Us Part 2
- Ring Fit Adventure
- FIFA 20
- Mario Kart 8: Deluxe
- Call of Duty: Modern Warfare
- Grand Theft Auto V
- Minecraft (Switch)
- 51 Worldwide Games
- Pokemon Sword
- Star Wars Jedi: Fallen Order
In addition, sales of The Last of Us Part 2 have been 76% higher than The Last of Us. Estimates are that over 192,000 copies have been sold since Friday.
So far this year’s best UK release has been Animal Crossing: New Horizons, but sales of The Last of Us Part 2 have been 40% higher. Interestingly, the Switch game has been released this week from the top ten in the UK, for the first time since it hit stores in March.
In the list, published by GamesIndustry, we also see the reappearance of Pokemon Espada. Both Pokemon Sword and Shield have increased their sales by 22% from the previous week, thanks to the release of the first expansion.