The Last of Us Part 2 breaks physical sales records in the UK

By Sean Carey,
The Last of Us Part II has smashed UK physical sales records and is the biggest launch for Sony this generation.

The Last of Us Part II

According to UK sales charts obtained by, The Last of Us Part II beat out 2016's Uncharted 4: A Thief's End by just 1%, making the horror action game Sony's fastest-selling release for the PlayStation 4. It should be noted that this data does not include digital game sales and is exclusive to physical copies only.

The Last of Us Part 2 has already sold far more in its launch week than the original game The Last of Us with launch sales coming in at 76% higher than the PS3 game.

The new figures show that The Last of Us Part 2 has had the biggest UK launch of any physical game so far this year. The PlayStation exclusive has sales figures 40% higher than the previous record-holder, Animal Crossing: New Horizons.

Here's a look at the top ten all formats retail chart - June 20th

Last Week This WeekTitle
New Entry1The Last of Us Part 2
22Ring Fit Adventure
33FIFA 20
14Mario Kart 8: Deluxe
65Call of Duty: Modern Warfare
46Grand Theft Auto 5
77Minecraft (Switch)
9851 Worldwide Games
159Pokémon Shield
1410Star Wars Jedi: Fallen Order
Ukie Games Charts©, compiled by GfK

If you're yet to check out Naughty Dog's latest title, check out our The Last of Us Part II spoiler-free review. Oscar was a big fan of the game and cited its writing and gameplay as the highlights.

Check out our Best PS4 Third-Person Shooters Available in 2019 article for a compilation of other great games in this genre.
Sean Carey
Written by Sean Carey
Hey everyone! I'm Sean. I have been writing gaming content for various outlets over the past few years while studying a degree in Journalism. I grew up on everything PlayStation — mainly Metal Gear Solid, with a brief foray into the world of Xbox. Nowadays, you'll find me mainly playing multiplayer PC games such as Mordhau, but with the recent addition of the Xbox Games Pass for PC, I'm looking forward to improving my TA Score and completion percentage!