Publisher Sony Interactive Entertainment and developer Santa Monica Studio announced God of War Ragnarok sold over 5 million copies in its first week.
The reboot sequel sold 5.1 million copies in its first week – specifically within the first 4-5 days, as of November 13th across both PS4 and PS5. This makes the game the fastest-selling game in PlayStation history.
God of War Ragnarok was just launched for PlayStation 4 and PlayStation 5 on November 9th.
Here’s a rundown on the game:
God of War Ragnarok
Embark on an epic and heartfelt journey as Kratos and Atreus struggle with holding on and letting go.
From Santa Monica Studio comes the sequel to the critically acclaimed God of War (2018). Fimbulwinter is well underway. Kratos and Atreus must journey to each of the Nine Realms in search of answers as Asgardian forces prepare for a prophesied battle that will end the world. Along the way they will explore stunning, mythical landscapes, and face fearsome enemies in the form of Norse gods and monsters. The threat of Ragnarök grows ever closer. Kratos and Atreus must choose between their own safety and the safety of the realms.
- A future, unwritten – Atreus seeks knowledge to help him understand the prophecy of “Loki” and establish his role in Ragnarök. Kratos must decide whether he will be chained by the fear of repeating his mistakes or break free of his past to be the father Atreus needs.
- Instruments of war – The Leviathan Axe, Blades of Chaos and Guardian Shield return alongside a host of new abilities for both Kratos and Atreus. Kratos’ deadly Spartan skills will be tested like never before as he battles gods and monsters across Nine Realms to protect his family.
- Explore vast realms – Journey through dangerous and stunning landscapes while facing a wide variety of enemy creatures, monsters and Norse gods as Kratos and Atreus search for answers.