Sony’s announced the Uncharted series has reached as a whole over 17 million sales.
Nice guess ill pick up the GOTY edition still been busy with BF3 to get any other game
Pretty sure most of the GOTY awards went to Skyrim last year
I don't think a game has to get the majority of GOTY's in order to get a GOTY edition.
Any game these days can get a GOTY Edition. Pretty much means nothing.
ReallY?? I always got the impression that a GOTY edition means that the game sold very well, therefore a re-release with all the DLC and stuff... why re-release something that didnt sell well in the first place right?! but hey, what do I know;)
@Army of Darkness Yeah, because Two Worlds 2 sold sooooo many copies and won tons of GOTY awards right? http://cache.gawkerassets.c...
no one person gets to decide that.
Might want to give the guys at RockSteady a heads up on that too.
Fact: Uncharted is the best game series this gen
I remember hearing Sony exclusives don't sell well. I guess that excludes some franchises. Good job guys.
@Razmossis no it's not uncharted 3 have total 172 Award (38 GOTY/60+ GFX awards included plus the rest of it awards) http://community.us.playsta...
2011 was very split. Skyrim may have gotten the most, but Portal 2, Uncharted 3, Batman: Arkham City, and Zelda: Skyward Sword were named GotY also. Either way, this isn't like Borderlands GotY when they only had 1-2 out of around 200+ publications name them GotY.
Hopefully this gives naughty dog a reason to keep the franchise a live even after having three installments. This is by far my favorite franchise this Gen.
Even though Im a huge fan of Uncharted, they should give it a break... not a Jak and Daxter break, but so they can collect new ideas to make a better game, after all they are working on the Last of Us
i sold my uncharted copy but if this comes with all the dlc i might get it again just to play online :)
You sold your Uncharted copy? What's wrong with you? That's crazy talk. :D
Now thats how you do a GOTY cover.... cough*warner bros* cough Only these games deserve GOTY editions -portal 2 -Uncharted 3 -Batman Arkham city -Legend of Zelda: Skyward Sword
Well, those games won a majority of the goty awards last year(my history with skyrim is why I did not include it but yes) it is my opinion. I understand the disagrees with my previous comment. Everyone had their own personal goty, those were just the 4 games I enjoyed the most last year
To be honest, I don't think Sony even comes close to MS when putting marketing muscle numbers behind their titles, compared to the carpet-bombing campaign that Halo 3 numbers have, this is disapointg numbers...
Yes because as we know ALL Microsoft games sell well. How many copies did they sell of Alan Wake again? Or Splinter Cell Conviction? Or Banjo Kazooie Nits and Bolts? Or Crackdown 2? Or Forza 4? Remember how they broke sales records and broke the bank? No? Of course you don't because if people like you mentioned all the games that didn't sell well on the 360 it would mess up the crap belief that only Microsoft and Nintendo titles sell well and all Sony titles sell like crap.As long as you only cling to all the titles that sell well your safe in your own little world.
I was waiting for a fool to say this. So you are saying that selling 17 million is disappointing? Interesting...
xPhearR3dx i remember two world selling over 1.5mil copy's so it did do well XD
People still play Bf3? hahaha The "Elite" like ME play COD!
wow thats over 5 million per game in the trilogy nice!!!
Well, actually 4.25 million sales between the four UC games. UC1, UC2, UC3 and UC GA
key word: TRILOGY 5+5+5= 15 million total sales =17.32 million golden abyss sales < 2 million so yea over 5 million per game in the trilogy ;) Technicalities are fun.
Your wrong there are 5 games not 3. Uncharted: Drake's Fortune Uncharted 2: Among Thieves Uncharted 3: Drake's Deception Uncharted: Golden Abyss Uncharted: Drake's Trail
Drakes Trail? What
What's Uncharted: Drake's Trail? Never heard of that before.
Uncharted: Drake's Trail is not countet in this, just like god of war betrayal is not countet. if it is. prove it please :D
I'm pretty sure that was a promotional flash game that no one "bought"
@fucadastates Betrayal is Phone game duh, of course it doesn't count, doesn't have physical copies and that, so Drake's Trial is a phone game as well or what? O-T Great for ND, they're one of the best devs in the industry, keep going!
Hell, if you're gonna' bring a browser flash game into this, then you might as well bring the PS Home mini games too... Mercenary Madness Uncharted 3 Fortune Hunter etc. See how silly that is now?
I just picked up Uncharted Drakes SUPER Adventure! GOTY! Oh and Drakes Trail was good:)
I wish there was just a "like" button haha. Good to hear it's selling like it should.
I'm still not calling it a "game," but wow, that is a really nice cover.
Disagree all you want, Chapter 18 is a counter to objectivity. An interactive cinematic experience indeed...
Then tell ND to make an Interactive-Cinematic-Experien ce-Of-The-Year edition. =p
I'm sorry, I just don't view Uncharted 3 as a "game." The presentation and design philosophy counters traditional concepts. Naughty Dog set out to make an interactive cinematic experience and I feel that UC3 is nothing less than that.
What the hell do you mean by "traditional concepts?" Winning? Losing? Objectives to meet? Moving to a new area? Increasing/varying difficulty? Scoring points? Controller inputs? Requiring player action to progress? Uncharted has everything but point-scoring. Tell me: what is "traditional?" All I hear out of your comments is a poorly constructed attempt at criticizing a great series. To be frank, I should just label each of your posts as "trolling," as there's honestly no legitimate reasoning behind what you're saying, and you couldn't even make yourself understood with five bubbles at your disposal.
Criticizing? Sweet Jesus no. I love Uncharted and in particular, Uncharted 3. One of the reasons was the "whole cinematic thing". I just take ND at their word on what they want to change about the medium as well as the trepidation to steer away from the term "game" and all the connotations that come with it. When first discussed in an early Entertainment Weekly article, Amy Hennig declared that Uncharted 3 aspires to be an “interactive cinematic experience” in it's own right. Something I think it did. http://popwatch.ew.com/2010... Hell, with the announcement of The Last of Us, Christophe Balestra was quoted as saying, "We're trying to move the medium of video games into an area elevated in the same manner of respect of film. We want to redefine what our medium is even called. 'Video game' is not an accurate name anymore. It is not necessarily a game with rules and a winner and a loser. It's an experience." http://www.usatoday.com/tec... Therein lies what I have been trying to convey. Uncharted 3 is less objective then its predecessors. Maybe not in full, but certainly within the constraint of Chapter 18, TheRub' al Khali. There is no score keeping in the desert, no prompt to tell you what the objective is, ammo count on screen, map, inventory list, hell there is no objective at all. Just a man wondering the wastes as much as he is wondering himself. That chapter alone make UC3 my favorite UC as well as my favorite interactive experience. Sure, someone might counter by indicating that at a fundmental level, it is just someone walking. But in truth, it's so much more than that. The action itself is not key, it's the concept and drive. Chapter 18 is powerful because so many roles are filled within it, YOU are with Drake, witnessing Drake, and pushing Drake forward. YOU work as his motivation. During the second night, having YOU be the only thing keeping him walking by pushing forward was brilliant. YOU do not "beat" Chapter 18, you finish it. There is something really new, innovative, and special to that, to have all of these things plus contextual sensitivity and cinematic dynamic camera work. That is why I don't call it a game, I personally am not "playing," I am experiencing something. Maybe you do not find Chapter 18 enjoyable, maybe it is not "fun". I would counter by saving not everything needs to be "fun" to be a fantastic experience. Afterall, there was nothing fun about looking for Jason in the mall or watching a man almost lose everything in the desert. Despite that, it was still extraordinary. Maybe it makes me "pretentious," I don't care. My "pretension" shows nothing but passion for an experience that blew away all expectations and a group of developers who want to defy all that have come before by creating experiences that are not necessarily traditional. I love it, I get defensive when I hear people criticize UC3 or anything that seems to steer towards this kind of approach and experience. In this case, I made a comment that concerns a label, something I did not agree with bestowing but that 31(at count) did. What I feel is still the same, I also feel that, regardless of what it is called(as much as I may disagree) it does not change the quality that is found within the finished experience. All in all, when it comes down to it I think we all love Uncharted, just in different ways and for different reasons. Also, I do not need 5 bubbles at my disposal to convey what I need to get across. Just one.
You're right, it's just far to be good to be referred to as merely a game, but I can't come up with a better term.
I never found uc3 all that "fun". It was entertaining but I beat it for the story "which was predictable and just to beat it. I loved 2 but 3 took it too far with the whole cinematic thing.
That's awesome! great to hear and it deserves it. Congrats to both Naughty Dog and Sony. And thanks for this amazing franchise.
sad to say i still haven't played this game, even though i absolutely loved the first two and platinum'd both of them. maybe i'll get it when the GotY edition comes out.
get this too then http://www.gamespot.com/unc...
2nd Best selling PSExclusive next to Gran Turismo.
I think MGS4 sold about 5 million or so didn't it?
over 6 million. konami said it when the series was inductet into some museum
..and they say PS3 exclusives don't sell ;D
Idk who they are but the whole PS3 exclusives dont sell a lot is a lie
@jimbob "they" are the xbots, so words from them should be ignored
link me a software chart where a PS3 title sits at number 1. A chart that lists the other consoles as well. i havent seen one yet but would love to see it.
Congrats to ND. This is my favorite game series on Playstation, closely followed by God of War. I need to make time to finish UC3's campaign. So much gaming to do and so little time to do it.
Glad to see a New IP has established itself so well this Gen.
wow i still see the trolls seem to pop their head up in the Sony articles. You can hate it or love it but the myth that ps3 exclusives dont sell is a fanboy lie. UC series, Gran turismo GOW series and games like Journey all say hello amongst others.
HU?? Last time I checked Halo 3 had surpassed 14 million copies sold worldwide(this happened in 2011). But having said that, I'm sure that most of the core Halo titles(1,2 and 3) have easily outsold any of those series combined(either Resistance 1+2 or Uncharted 1+2,Killzone 2,3,Litle big Planet etc) all by itself.
Has Sold That much?...... And let's put this into perspective a bit. The PS brand has a racing game which has Sold those kind of numbers 5 times. :-) so go on and brag about Halo!
stop breaking our balls with your gaylo game seriously we dont care fact is halo sell mroe cause its a fps and fps atracts kids LOTS of kids and we now the xbox 360 is a console made for kids.
when u surpass our racing game then come and say hi again
Yes, it's amazing how the well known trolls always flock to Sony articles like this. Units,h311rais3r and other, tons of trolls still fighting with a single bubble.Many of Sony's titles have out sold many of the 360s exclusives but people keep clinging to Halo and Gears for dear life.They still don't seem to realize how many titles they left out in the cold. What were the sales for Forza 4 and Alan Wake, the GT5 and Uncharted/Heavy Rain killers, again? I notice people avoid those conversations.
Misread the Title. Was going to say, that's great numbers finally for a PS3 exclusive. Thought it was just Uncharted 3. Then I read that once again... Sony is combining numbers with the whole franchise. 17 Million.... That's all for that many games? Anyways... I read the title wrong. My bad.
Halo 3 sold 8 million or something so I fail to see your point.
Really? What about Reach and the Gears games? Sorry you're mad, but again, I thought it was for Uncharted 3. Not every Uncharted game combined. Who brags about that? That's like Nintendo coming out and saying, well Mario Bros has sold 5 billion copies...if you combine all the games. Anyways... it's ok. Uncharted is a great series. Sucks that it doesn't sell like it should.
lol im not mad. far from it. the point was you were saying "that's great numbers finally for a PS3 exclusive" when i wanted to point out no 360 only game has hit that amount. so i didn't see your point. your right a near 5million a release sales= not good to people who insist on lines like "Was going to say, that's great numbers finally for a PS3 exclusive"
I think your comprehension of what it means to sell well is akin to a 3 year old.