US NPD SW - The Last of Us: Part II achieved the highest launch month dollar sales of any 2020 release to date. The Last of Us: Part II reached the 2nd highest launch month dollar sales for a Sony published game in history. Only Marvel's Spider-Man achieved a larger debut month.Quick note on time in market... The Last of Us: Part II did have fewer days in market in its launch month than Marvel's Spider-Man. The Last of Us: Part II launched Jun 19th with tracking through Jul 4th. Marvel's Spider-Man launched Sep 7th with tracking through Oct 6th.
US NPD SW - The Last of Us: Part II was June's best-selling game, and instantly becomes the 3rd best-selling game of the year. The Last of Us: Part II now ranks as the 8th best-selling game of the twelve month period ending June.
US NPD HW - Hardware spending declined 17 percent in June 2020 when compared to a year ago, to $191 million. This is the first month of year-on-year declines since February. Year-to-date spending has increased 25 percent compared to a year ago, to $1.6 billion.