Uncharted Franchise Sells 17 Million Units, Game Of The Year Edition Announced
Author: Zak Islam
published: 2012-04-24 10:09:07
Sony has announced an impressive milestone for Naughty Dog's Uncharted series. The PlayStation 3 exclusive franchise has surpassed 17 million copies sold since 2007's Uncharted: Drake's Fortune.
Sony provided an exact figure of "over 17,320,000" as of April 12th, 2012. The series' inception occurred back in 2007 during the PS3's infancy with Uncharted: Drake’s Fortune. Following that two years later was the universally acclaimed Uncharted 2: Among Thieves. The most recent main installment, Uncharted 3: Drake’s Deception, released during November, 2011. PlayStation Vita's Golden Abyss, a spin-off of the IP, launched alongside the Vita in February.
During the October of 2011, a press release by SCEJ confirmed the franchise accumulated eight million sales with the first two installments. Uncharted 2: Among Thieves claimed 4.9 million units from that figure.
Following Uncharted 3's release, meanwhile, Sony confirmed it sold 3.8 million units on launch day which was followed by a 13 million copies sold figure for the franchise.
Elsewhere, Sony announced the recently outed GOTY edition of Uncharted 3: Drake’s Deception. The special edition, which remains undated, will bundle all of the previously released downloadable content packs. These are:
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