God of War Ragnarok has been out for a few days on PlayStation 4 and PS5 consoles, immediately achieving considerable success with critics and the public by exceeding 5.1 sales in the first week. The new adventure of Kratos and Atreus has in fact shown great style in concluding one of the most popular sagas of recent years. Check out the complete details below.
God of War Ragnarok Sales Exceed 5.1 Million Worldwide
Although the director of the game has unfortunately denied that additional content (DLC) for God of War Ragnarok is currently in the works, the title in question has however crossed a really not-bad finish line.
According to reports, God of War Ragnarok sold 5.1 million copies in its first week, making it the fastest-selling first-party game in PlayStation history. Between November 9th and 13th, more than 5.1 million units were sold and Sony Santa Monica broke records not only for the series but also for PlayStation.
For comparison, God of War (2018) had sold 3.1 million copies on PS4 in the same period since its launch. This time the sequel was released on both PS4 and PS5. On the other hand, Spider-Man sold 3.3 million units and The Last of Us Part II sold 4 million plus units.
With a Twitter post that appeared on the official PlayStation Twitter account, the Japanese company has in fact revealed that it has recently reached the record in question. “Congratulations to Sony Santa Monica for making God of War Ragnarök the fastest-selling first-party launch game in PlayStation history!” reads the original post. Just below, you can see the tweet from PlayStation confirming the news.
Congratulations to @SonySantaMonica for making God of War Ragnarök the fastest-selling first party launch game in PlayStation history! 🪓 pic.twitter.com/NPgN6YHRnQ
— PlayStation (@PlayStation) November 23, 2022
In short, the one achieved by the latest adventure of Kratos and his son is undoubtedly a goal destined to make history in the PlayStation world, thus giving reason to hope that the GoW franchise does not end with this second chapter.