God of War: Ragnarok achieves what many wanted: to be the biggest PlayStation success in its historical record of releases.
PlayStation social media accounts have congratulated Sony Santa Monica after its latest release, God of War: Ragnarokhave registered the best opening in first-party sales of the company. In this way, it has been revealed that the sequel to God of War (2018) has sold a total of 5.1 million units worldwide during its first week of availability.
God of War: Ragnarok has become the fastest selling PlayStation Studios game at launchthus becoming the franchise record for number of sales in its opening week.
—PlayStation (@PlayStation) November 23, 2022
The news about the good sales of God of War: Ragnarok was expected given the expectation that the sequel had generated and its great reception among critics and the first players. Its first sales data came from the United Kingdom, where the title was already the best premiere of the saga.
In Japan, a market where Sony does not dominate the market, God of War: Ragnarok became the third best release last week, surpassed by Tactics Ogre: Reborn and Sonic Frontiers, although its 40,637 physical copies sold were well received.
A game without expansions
The overwhelming success of God of War: Ragnarok will not change the custom of Santa Monica. The game director has already talked about the low chances of the game being expanded since he considers it big enough. In fact, at AlfaBetaJuega we believe that it is the greatest epic ever played, being “even better than what the 2018 adventure proposed to us. A more complete game in every way and that learns from its few mistakes“.