God War may be the most epic video game all time. It is definitely one the most critically acclaimed. The story is insane and the graphics push the true capabilities the PlayStation 4 system. To no one’s surprise, the game has become the fastest selling title on Sony’s fourth generation console. According to Variety, God War sold 3.1 million copies internationally in the first three days alone. Uncharted 4: A Thief’s End previously held the PlayStation 4 record with 2.7 million copies sold worldwide in its first week. God War beat that number in half the time.
Santa Monica Studios, the talented team behind the game, and studio head Shannon Studstill, wrote a thank you to the fans on the PlayStation blog that reads:
“I would like to personally thank the millions fans around the world who decided to embark 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 play. I’d also like to thank our Creative Director, Cory Barlog, and Director Product Development, Yumi Yang and our entire amazing team at Santa Monica Studio. The belief in the game’s vision and the passion for storytelling across the team is undeniable. We look forward to hearing more about how fans are creating new memories their favorite God War gameplay moments that will be remembered for a long time.”
Do yourself a favor and go buy this game.