The God of War PC adaptation has only been out for a few days, but it’s already proving to be a huge success for Sony, with multiple records being broken on the publisher’s games, including God of War’s Steam concurrent player count and user rating.
Four years after the God of War reboot hit PS4 to much acclaim the game finally arrived on PC via Steam this week, to just as much acclaim or more, somehow. With sequel God of War: Ragnarok out this year on PS5 and PS4, there’s obviously a lot of excitement over the series – meaning that a lot of new players are checking out the PC port, and loving it too, apparently.
While God of War’s concurrent player count on day one was slightly lower than fellow PlayStation port Horizon: Zero Dawn on its first PC day, Sony Santa Monica’s title seems to have rallied the troops since then – as the player count has only risen since then, reaching an all-time high for a Sony game on PC of 73,529 earlier today.The best dinosaur games on PC | PCGamesN
God of War is also the Steam top seller for the last week and is currently the highest-rated Sony game on Steam from players, with a rating of “Overwhelmingly Positive” from over 8000 reviews – giving it a score of over 94% from SteamDB. By comparison, Days Gone has a rating of 91.43%, and Horizon: Zero Dawn has only 83.64%.
It’s a good start for the year for Sony, which it probably hopes will continue when the Uncharted: Legacy of Thieves collection launches in the next few months. Whether it will do as well as God of War is another matter, however.
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