Alongside the news that God of War (2018) will be coming to PC in January, Sony has shared updated sales numbers for the PlayStation 4 exclusive. We obviously already knew that the game was a huge hit for the Japanese giant, both critically and commercially, but it's still hugely impressive to hear that the title has sold through a whopping 19.5 million copies to date.
Most PlayStation exclusives tend to hit very high numbers these days, but almost 20 million units for a three-year-old game locked to a single platform is some achievement. There's no doubt that Kratos is pretty much the face of PlayStation at this point in time.
It's going to be very interesting to see how the upcoming sequel, God of War Ragnarok, does in a commercial sense compared to its predecessor. It will, of course, be released on two platforms rather than one (PS5 as well as PS4), but generally speaking, sequels sometimes struggle to replicate the sales success of the titles that came before.
In any case, God of War really has solidified itself as a landmark release for PlayStation.