Sony Santa Monica’s “God of War” supplement is now strictly a fastest-selling PlayStation 4 exclusive, offered some-more than 3.1 million copies globally in a initial 3 days. It dethroned Naughty Dog’s “Uncharted 4: A Thief’s End,” that sole 2.7 million copies worldwide in a initial 7 days behind in 2016.
“When we initial suggested ‘God of War’ reduction than dual years ago, we knew we had something truly special,” Sony Interactive Entertainment clamp boss of selling Asad Qizilbash wrote on a PlayStation Blog. “Fans reacted with extensive fad to this confidant reimagining of a franchise, and we were anxious to try a singular father-son energetic between Kratos and Atreus. Fast-forward to benefaction day with a game’s release, and we are shamed to see such certain reviews.”
“God of War” came out on Apr 20 to incredibly certain reviews. Variety’s possess Arthur Gies pronounced it’s a initial time a array has felt colourful and critical in a decade. “Sony Santa Monica has built something rejuvenated, with a change of view and a judgment formerly unfamiliar to a authorization — a clarity of responsibility, both most and philosophically,” he said.
(Conan O’Brien only posted his possess video review of “God of War” and it’s hilarious, by a way. But beware early/mid-game spoilers.)
In a personal summary on a PlayStation Blog, Santa Monica Studio conduct Shannon Studstill thanked fans for their support:
“I would like to privately appreciate a millions of fans around a universe who motionless to embark on Kratos’ latest journey with us. Your support is truly inspiring, and it’s a reason because we pull ourselves each day to go over a bounds of play. I’d also like to appreciate a artistic director, Cory Barlog, and executive of product development, Yumi Yang and a whole extraordinary group during Santa Monica Studio. The faith in a game’s prophesy and a passion for storytelling opposite a group is undeniable. We demeanour brazen to conference some-more about how fans are formulating new memories of their favorite ‘God of War’ gameplay moments that will be remembered for a prolonged time.”