It will be the fourth No.1 for the series, GfK predicts
God of War Ragnarok has got off to a massive start in the UK, according to charts firm GfK.
It is on-course to be the fourth game in the series to top the UK boxed charts, the firm has said.
There have previously been 12 God of War games released in the UK, including six main releases, two portable games and a series of collections and remakes.
The first game was released in July 2005 on PS2 and debuted at No.5 – one of just two times that a main God of War title didn’t debut at No.1. The second game in the series, released two years later in May 2007 (also on PS2 and after the PS3 was released) reached No.1. The franchise moved to PS3 for God of War 3 in Mach 2010, and also topped the charts once again.
The fourth mainline title, God of War Ascension, arrived three years later but was held off No.1 by the Tomb Raider reboot from Crystal Dynamics.
But the series really stepped up with 2018’s God of War reboot on PlayStation 4.