Malaysia, 4th May 2018 – Sony Interactive Entertainment (SIE) today announced global sales of GOD OF WAR exceeded 3.1 million copies in the first three days from its exclusive PlayStation®4 (PS4™)*1 launch, making it the fastest-selling first party title on PS4™. Created by Santa Monica Studios of SIE Worldwide Studios (SIE WWS), God of War comes after an eight-year franchise hiatus. Winning huge acclaim, it is now one of the most critically beloved games in PS4 history, with many describing the console debut as a beautiful, bold reimagining of the iconic series.
“I would like to personally thank the millions of fans around the world who decided to hop on Kratos’ latest adventure with us. Your support is truly inspiring, and it’s a reason why we push ourselves every day to go beyond the boundaries of play. I’d also like to thank our amazing team at Santa Monica Studio. The passion for storytelling across the team is undeniable, and I hope it’s clear that we never settle for what’s conventional. We look forward to hearing more about how fans are enjoying the game and creating new memories of their favorite God of War gameplay moments that will be remembered for decades to come.” said Shannon Studstill, VP, Product Development, Head of Santa Monica Studio, SIE.
*1 Includes both Blu-ray Disc™ sell-through quantities and download version sales on PlayStation™Store. Sales data collected from 4/20/2018 ~ 4/22/2018.
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