sony revealed god of war ragnarok is now the best-selling first-party game for the PlayStation.
According to CVGSony announced god of war ragnarokThe all-time milestone for the company’s official Twitter account, with the sequel reportedly selling more than 5.1 million copies in its first week. The reported number placed god of war ragnarok well above previous record holders, Naughty Dog’s the last of us part 2 and Insomniac Games’ Marvel’s Spider-Manwhich sold 4 million and 3.3 million copies in its first three days, respectively. ragnarok it also quickly surpassed the pace set by 2018 God of War reboot, which sold 3.1 million units in the month of its release.
An earlier report also noted that the sequel sold more copies in a single day than the original. God of War reboot’s best performing sales week. GfK Chart-Track Senior Client Director Dorian Bloch supported the claim and believed ragnarok‘s success would only continue to grow throughout the foreseeable future. “god of war ragnarok will debut at #1 and is the first cross-gen title in the series,” Bloch said. “Day 1 physical sales were already higher than any other full week launch sales for other titles in this franchise.”
Despite the game’s current success, Santa Monica Studio game director Eric Williams claimed that the weeks leading up to god of war ragnarokThe release of put overwhelming pressure on the development team. Williams claimed that the developers were still in a panic about the status of the sequel just three months before its planned release date, with some members even questioning the overall quality of the sequel. God of War ragnarok. The director also compared his experience developing the sequel to climbing Mount Everest and stated that he needed to continue building on it. ragnarokThe success of , which was a wish he believed other developers shared.
Williams also previously explained the development team’s creative vision for god of war ragnarokwith the director stating that they focused on perfecting the God of War formula instead of evolving the series as a whole. “Sequels aren’t always going to be such a big step,” Williams said. “They’re going to be refined and they’re going to be a sequel, especially in the story space. It would have taken us forever to rebuild the whole game and then take on that story. If you liked [the reboot]we will give you that [again, but] We’re going to make it much more refined.”
god of war ragnarok It is available for PlayStation 4 and PlayStation 5.