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All God of War Sales Numbers, Ranked

Will Ragnarok party like it's 2018?

God of War: Ragnarok is already a huge hit, earning nominations for Game of the Year and other awards. You may be wondering if it is selling better than previous God of War entries that won awards of their own. Here’s everything you need to know about God of War’s sales figures.

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Is God of War Ragnarok the Best-Selling Game in the Series?

Official numbers haven’t been released yet, but God of War: Ragnarok is rumored to have sold more copies on release day than any of the other entries in the series did in their first week post-release. The numbers would be even higher if God of War PS5 bundles were readily available, but they’re constantly sold out on Amazon and elsewhere. That being said, here are the impressive sales figures for the other God of War games ranked – courtesy of VGChartz.com.

  1. God of War (2018) – 23 million units sold
  2. God of War III – 7.6 million units sold
  3. God of War (2005) – 4.2 million units sold
  4. God of War II – 4.2 million units sold
  5. God of War: Chains of Olympus – 3.2 million units sold
  6. God of War: Ascension – 3 million units sold
  7. God of War Collection – 2.4 million units sold
  8. God of War: Ghost of Sparta – 1.2 million units sold

2018’s God of War was clearly the most successful so far, and evidence that the franchise can move product this decade. The success of the game deserves a lot of credit for the hype behind Ragnarok. God of War (2018) set the standard for what the latest installment needs to beat. Right now things are looking good, as it’s been rumored that the title is selling like hotcakes.

That’s everything we have on God of War sales numbers. Check out some of our God of War: Ragnarok content like why you’ll need to get your tissues ready, what to do after you beat the game, and be sure to take a peek at these hilarious God of War memes.


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