Market research firm Super Data has shared its monthly report in which it leaves very good news for both Riot Games and PlayStation Studios. In this sense Valorant had the best premiere for a free-to-play PC in history, while The Last of Us: Part II beat the data of Marvel’s Spider-Man and achieved a digital demand of 2.8 million copies. at launch.
In this way, the acclaimed adventure of the Santa Monica, California studio, broke the record that until now held the title of Insomniac Games and Final Fantasy VII Remake , a temporary first, to sell up to 2.2 million copies in its first weeks. Super Data notes, however, that more than two-thirds of purchases of The Last of Us 2 in June corresponded to reservations about the video game . Recall that yesterday it was reported that production was already among the five most profitable PS4 exclusives of all releases to date in the United States.
The other great protagonist of June was Valorant. The commitment to the most competitive action-shooter of those responsible for League of Legends came to fruition, surpassing the data obtained by PC Apex Legends in February 2019. It also generated more revenue than Counter-Strike: Global Offensive, although the title of Valve remained above the number of players despite adding its second consecutive drop.
The analyst firm’s report also echoes huge growth in Destiny 2 following the announcement of its new expansion, Beyond Light. In a similar vein, we find The Isle of Armor from Pokemon Sword and Shield, which gave the Nintendo Switch title THE best numbers in revenue since its launch.