25 blockbuster games Uncharted 4 outsold in a week

Chris Stead 27 May 2016


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 2.7million 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 multiformat 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.

GameSalesRelease Year
Uncharted 4: A Thief's End2.7m2016
Infamous: Second Son2.7m2014
Mortal Kombat X2.57m2015
Killzone: Shadow Fall2.54m2013
Battlefield: Hardline2.02m2015
Tom Clancy's Rainbow Six Siege1.91m2015
Dragon Age: Inquisition1.91m2014
LittleBigPlanet 31.78m2014
Just Cause 31.76m2015
The Evil Within1.75m2014
The Order: 18861.73m2015
The Elder Scrolls Online1.63m2015
Diablo III1.61m2014
Dying Light1.61m2015
Tomb Raider1.37m2014
Metal Gear Solid V: Ground Zeroes1.25m2014
Dark Souls III1.22m2016
Alien: Isolation1.08m2014
Mad Max1.05m2015
Street Fighter V.67m2016
God of War III.58m2015
Lords of the Fallen.5m2014

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