God of Conflict Ragnarök turns into PlayStation’s fastest-selling launch

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PlayStation introduced at present on Twitter that its latest launch God of Conflict Ragnarök is its fastest-selling first-party sport. On the time of this writing, it’s bought 5.1 million copies throughout the first week of its launch. It additionally set a document for gross sales for the God of Conflict franchise.

The sport launched on November 9 for each PlayStation 5 and PlayStation 4. One of many likeliest causes Ragnarok bought 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 broadly 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 bought 4 million items in its launch weekend, and continues to be the fastest-selling PS4-exclusive title. Sony’s earlier God of Conflict 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 bought 3.3 million.

Ragnarok can be up for a number of awards on the upcoming Sport Awards present, together with Sport of the 12 months. Its two lead actors, Christopher Decide and Sunny Suljic, are each nominated for finest efficiency.

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