Ghost of Tsushima has set a new record as PlayStation’s fastest-selling original PS4 exclusive, with more than 5 million copies sold since its release in July, according to PlayStation Worldwide Studios head Herman Hulst.
It’s a strong showing for developer Sucker Punch, who has long had a tight relationship with Sony thanks to their work on the Infamous and Sly Cooper franchises.
By comparison, Guerilla Games’ Horizon: Zero Dawn managed to sell approximately 3.4 million copies in roughly the same four-month window. The Last of Us Part II managed to sell 4 million copies in its first three days making it the fastest-selling non-original PS4 exclusive.
“We’re thrilled and absolutely blown away by all of the support!” the official Sucker Punch Twitter account posted. “Thank you to everyone who has played Ghost of Tsushima.”
Ghost of Tsushima received strong reviews for its visually striking world and combat, with IGN giving it a nine out of 10. Sucker Punch has given players a reason to return to Ghost of Tsushima as well with the new Legends co-op raid that lets you and three friends team up and utilize mystical powers not seen in the base game.
To no one’s surprise, we’ve also seen a few hints that Sucker Punch may be building up their development team for a sequel.
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