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UK ‘The Last of Us’ game sales rise 238% amid HBO series

UK ‘The Last of Us’ game sales rise 238% amid HBO series

The HBO series The last of us debuted to strong viewership and boosted demand for the Playstation game in UK sales.

According to GamesIndustry.biz, the PS5 remake of the game, titled The Last of Us Part 1, reappeared on the UK sales charts landing in 20th place after seeing a 238% increase in sales for the week of January 21, 2023.

The game’s PS4 predecessor, The Last of Us: Remastered, also saw an impressive 322% jump in sales.

Meanwhile, the first episode of the apocalypse show starring Pedro Pascal broke HBO records, drawing more than 4.7 million viewers for the premiere.

The massive stream count for the video game adaptation makes it HBO’s second-best start to the past decade, just behind the game of thrones spin off, House of the Dragon.

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