Sony Interactive Entertainment has officially announced that God of War has become the best seller exclusive PlayStation 4 game in its history. During the first three days of sales, gamers have bought 3.1 million copies of the game, which significantly exceeds the results of previous leaders of Uncharted 4 and Horizon Zero Dawn.
Recall that sales restart popular franchise God of War started on Friday 20 April, and the record result was recorded at the end of the first weekend sales on Sunday 22 April 2018.
“I would like to personally thank each of the millions of fans of the game around the world, who decided to go with us and Kratos in another journey. Your support inspires us to even greater achievements and further development of God of War” — said the head of CamStudio Sony Santa Monica Shannon Studstill.
Note that Sony were pleasantly surprised not only by the number of sold copies of the game, but also by the speed with which they were sold. For example, Uncharted 4: a Thief’s End from Naughty Dog Studio collected 2.7 million copies in its first week of sales, and Horizon Zero Dawn from Guerrilla games took two weeks to reach 2.6 million copies.
Release date: 2018
Developer: Santa Monica Studio
Recall that the eighth game in the series God of War for PS4 was a restart of the series, it moved the characters from Greek mythology into a colder and darker world of Scandinavian gods. Replace lost in the last part of the series of blades Kratos got more appropriate in a new setting battle axe that has magical powers, and son-partner “Boy” of Atreus.
In addition to the standard edition of God of War (PS4) for $59.99, the game is available in the Collector’s Edition ($129.99), Stone Mason Edition ($149.99) and Digital Deluxe Edition ($69.99), which differ by the presence of the artbook, comic books, figurines and in-game items (weapons, shields, armor, etc.). The most dedicated fans can buy a special version Of the PlayStation 4 Pro, decorated in the style of the axe Kratos.