Naughty Dog’s The Last of Us Part 2 suffered from some pretty bad leaks earlier this summer, but it looks as though the damage to the game’s pre-order sales are pretty minimal. In fact, the game is apparently on track to be one of Sony’s biggest games of the generation.
The news comes from PlayStation CEO Jim Ryan, who told CNET [via Gamespot] that pre-order stats are tracking in at a record-breaking rate in Europe. Comparing the upcoming game to Marvel’s Spider-Man, TLOU Part 2 is apparently ahead in sales at a comparative point in the two games’ lifecycles.
This is particularly interesting, as Marvel’s Spider-Man slaughtered records for Sony, and is one of the biggest-selling games on the PS4.
Before launching in September 2018, Marvel’s Spider-Man had secured over a million pre-orders, going on to sell 3.3 million copies in just the first three days of its launch. If The Last of Us Part 2 is already surpassing Spidey’s…