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PlayStation introduced in the present day on Twitter that its current launch God of Battle Ragnarök is its fastest-selling first-party recreation. On the time of this writing, it’s offered 5.1 million copies throughout the first week of its launch. It additionally set a report for gross sales for the God of Battle franchise.
The sport launched on November 9 for each PlayStation 5 and PlayStation 4. One of many likeliest causes Ragnarok offered so properly is that it’s not unique to the PlayStation 5. Whereas gross sales of that console are up, it’s nonetheless not as extensively distributed as its predecessor, given the years of provide chain points. Sony has not but given specifics on the gross sales by console.
A earlier holder of the title was The Final of Us Half II. It offered 4 million models in its launch weekend, and continues to be the fastest-selling PS4-exclusive title. Sony’s earlier God of Battle title in 2018 itself briefly held the title, promoting 3.1 million inside its first three days, earlier than it was crushed by Spider-Man, which offered 3.3 million.
Ragnarok can also be up for a number of awards on the upcoming Sport Awards present, together with Sport of the Yr. Its two lead actors, Christopher Decide and Sunny Suljic, are each nominated for greatest efficiency.
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