Sony Interactive Entertainment and Santa Monica Studio announced God of War Ragnarok is the fastest-selling first-party launch game in PlayStation history.
According to PlayStation, God of War Ragnarok sold 5.1 million copies within the first five days of launch on PlayStation 4 and PlayStation 5. The sales set a new all-time record for the God of War franchise, which was previously held by God of War (2018)’s launch for PlayStation 4.
Here’s an overview of the game via the PlayStation Store:
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.
The Norse Saga Continues
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.