25 blockbuster games Uncharted 4 outsold in a week

Chris Stead 27 May 2016 NEWS

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The latest Uncharted game has been a huge win for Sony and the PlayStation 4, and it’s outpacing some big competition.

In my opinion, the Uncharted series provided the best experiences on offer in the last generation of gaming. Uncharted 2, in particular, I felt was the perfect example of everything that era in video games was trying to achieve – a seamless blend of Hollywood storytelling and intuitive gameplay where the spectacle and the detail was beyond peer.

Clearly I wasn’t alone – the arrival of the fourth and final game in the series on PlayStation 4 has been a huge success – read our review - with Sony reporting that it sold 2.7 million units in its first week alone.

But just how good is 2.7 million in a week? To put that number into context, we thought we’d take a look at the big name games on the PlayStation 4 that have been unable to reach that number over their entire lifetimes. It quickly puts into scale how important Uncharted as a brand has become for Sony. Please note: for multi-format games, we have focused solely on their sales on PS4 to create a like-for-like comparison.

If you are yet to pick up Uncharted 4: A Thief’s End, check out our Australian price comparison.

Game Sales Release Year
Uncharted 4: A Thief's End 2.7m 2016
Infamous: Second Son 2.7m 2014
Mortal Kombat X 2.57m 2015
Killzone: Shadow Fall 2.54m 2013
Battlefield: Hardline 2.02m 2015
DriveClub 1.96m 2014
Tom Clancy's Rainbow Six Siege 1.91m 2015
Dragon Age: Inquisition 1.91m 2014
LittleBigPlanet 3 1.78m 2014
Just Cause 3 1.76m 2015
The Evil Within 1.75m 2014
The Order: 1886 1.73m 2015
Knack 1.65m 2013
The Elder Scrolls Online 1.63m 2015
Diablo III 1.61m 2014
Dying Light 1.61m 2015
Tomb Raider 1.37m 2014
Metal Gear Solid V: Ground Zeroes 1.25m 2014
Dark Souls III 1.22m 2016
Alien: Isolation 1.08m 2014
Mad Max 1.05m 2015
Evolve .91m 2015
Thief .82m 2014
Street Fighter V .67m 2016
God of War III .58m 2015
Lords of the Fallen .5m 2014

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