The announcement of the God of War Ragnarok release date caused a lot of buzz on social media, a clear sign that many have been waiting to see if they can play the new adventures of Kratos and Atreus in 2022. Analyst Benji-Sales reported the following figures:
- PlayStation profile on Instagram – 970,000 likes
- PlayStation Twitter profile – 145,000 likes
- Studio Santa Monica Twitter profile – 80k likes (highest number of likes for a studio profile)
- Trailer on YouTube – more than four million views (from various sources)
These are numbers indicative of the actual hype generated by the announcement and release of God of War Ragnarok. It’s obviously too early to tell if this enthusiasm will translate into strong sales, but given the scale of production, there’s not much doubt that God of War Ragnarok will be a commercial success and presumably will be received very positively by journalists and gamers.
God of War Ragnarok releases November 9, 2022 on PS4 and PS5.