The Last of Us has sold more than 6 million copies worldwide, Sony has announced.

The award winning game sold 3.4 million copies in its first three weeks on sale, which made it the fastest selling PlayStation 3 exclusive.

Since then, the game has accumulated numerous accolades, most recently at the BAFTAs, where it claimed four golden masks, including the one for Game of the Year.

A movie adaptation of The Last of Us has also been announced.

Sam Raimi and Ghost House Pictures will produce the film along with Naughty Dog co-presidents Evan Wells and Christophe Balestra, and game director Bruce Straley.