The first week of the new year has brought with it a new set of boxed sales in the UK, and the results are in. According to UKIE, the top 40 physical sales chart for the week ending January 7 has been released, and God of War: Ragnarok has come out on top.
God of War: Ragnarok, the sequel to the critically acclaimed God of War, was released in November 2022 and was met with great success. Its success has continued into the new year, with the game taking the number one spot in the UK boxed sales chart. The game follows the story of Kratos and Atreus on their journey to fulfill the prophecy of Ragnarok, the end of the world of the gods. The game features an open-world environment filled with puzzles, characters, and monsters. Players can also upgrade their weapons and armor, allowing them to customize their experience.
God of War: Ragnarok was joined in the top 10 by other popular titles such as FIFA 21, Call of Duty: Black Ops Cold War, and Assassin's Creed Valhalla. Other notable titles in the top 40 were Animal Crossing: New Horizons, Just Dance 2021, and Marvel's Spider-Man: Miles Morales.
The success of God of War: Ragnarök in the UK boxed sales chart is a testament to its popularity and the strength of the franchise. It is likely that the game will continue to dominate the charts in the coming weeks.
The success of other popular titles, such as FIFA 21 and Assassin's Creed Valhalla, is also indicative of the strength of the gaming industry in the UK. With its incredible story and open-world environment, it's no surprise that God of War: Ragnarök has been a success.