Sony Announces God of War Ragnarok as Best PS5 Game Yet, According to Players


God of War Ragnarok

Sony has released the results of its Players’ Choice: Best of PS5 polls, revealing the most popular games among PS5 fans. The polls covered four categories: Best Indie Game, Best Use of the Wireless DualSense Controller, Best Graphical Showcase, and Best PS5 Game overall. God of War Ragnarok, the latest installment in the popular God of War franchise, won two of the categories: Best Graphical Showcase and Best PS5 Game.

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Best Indie Game: Stray

The cat indie game Stray, developed by BlueTwelve Studio, won the Best Indie Game category. In this game, players take on the role of a stray cat navigating a futuristic city filled with robots.

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Best Use of the Wireless DualSense Controller: Astro’s Playroom

Astro’s Playroom, a platformer developed by Japan Studio, won the Best Use of the Wireless DualSense Controller category. The game is included with every PS5 console and serves as a showcase for the controller’s features, such as haptic feedback and adaptive triggers.

Best Graphical Showcase and Best PS5 Game: God of War Ragnarok

God of War Ragnarok, developed by Santa Monica Studio, won both the Best Graphical Showcase and Best PS5 Game categories. The game is a sequel to the critically acclaimed 2018 God of War game, and it continues the story of Kratos and his son Atreus as they journey through Norse mythology.

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God of War Ragnarok beat out other highly acclaimed games for the Best PS5 Game title, including Elden Ring, Horizon Forbidden West, and Ghost of Tsushima: Director’s Cut. It also won Best Graphical Showcase over The Last of Us Part 1, Elden Ring, and Horizon Forbidden West.

God of War Ragnarok has received numerous accolades since its release, including six awards at The Game Awards 2022 and the PlayStation Blog’s Game of the Year award. The game’s success is a testament to the continued popularity of the God of War franchise and the high quality of its latest installment.

PS5 fans have spoken, and God of War Ragnarok has been named the Best PS5 Game yet. While other games like Stray, Astro’s Playroom, Elden Ring, Horizon Forbidden West, and Ghost of Tsushima: Director’s Cut were also highly praised by players, God of War Ragnarok stood out as the top choice. With more exciting games on the horizon for PS5 in 2023, it’s an exciting time to be a fan of the console.

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