Norse mythology is so hot right now. The sales figures of God of War proves that beyond any doubts.
Just as Thor wrecked shop in, helping that film , the new , which moves the franchise out of Greece and into the folklore of Scandinavia, has become the fastest selling game on the PlayStation 4.
Released April 20, God of War sold 3.1 million units in just three days, Sony announced on Thursday. For reference, , currently the highest-selling game on the PS4, sold 2.7 million units in its first week.
God of War’s success is befitting of its quality. CNET’s Jeff Bakalarcalling it “an incredibly impressive and fully realised experience unmatched by anything [he’s] played in recent memory.”
This is unlikely main character Kratos’ last hurrah, as God of War director Cory Barlog hinted at sequels in an interview with Kotaku this week. “This is all building towards this sort of grand story,” he said.