A brand new God of War recreation is coming. At the top of its online-only PS5 Showcase occasion, Sony teased God of War: Ragnarök — coming 2021 to the PS5 — a sequel to the 2018 award-winning reboot of Santa Monica Studio’s action-adventure franchise that took Kratos into Norse mythology. As you may inform by the “Ragnarök” naming, the following God of War recreation will proceed his journey in that world. In Old Norse, Ragnarök means twilight of the Gods, and refers to a fantastic battle that can result in the dying of many gods and the supposed finish of the world, submit which it will likely be reborn and return anew.
Sony Interactive Entertainment introduced God of War: Ragnarök as a “one more thing” after revealing the prices and launch date for PlayStation 5 and PlayStation 5 Digital Edition. In a one-minute video, we see the God of War franchise brand take form, with Old Norse symbols showing on the circle. Kratos then says in a voiceover: “You must prepare yourself,” which is adopted by the phrases “Ragnarök is coming” seem on display. The God of War: Ragnarök announcement teaser then ends with the 2021 launch window.
A Ragnarök was teased on the finish of 2018’s God of War that additionally hinted that the well-known Norse god Thor may make an look. (Yes, the Marvel comics draw from Norse mythology too, and the Marvel Cinematic Universe has given us an adaptation of the Ragnarok mythos with the 2017 Taika Waititi movie, Thor: Rangarok.) After all, Thor’s brother Baldur was the principle antagonist in 2018’s God of War.
Additionally, God of War recreation director Cory Barlog had beforehand said that the 2018 recreation would not be Kratos’ final outing. Moreover, Santa Monica Studio has been actively hiring for varied job openings, which now suggests need to do with growth work on God of War: Ragnarök.
2018’s God of War was a major success for Santa Monica Studio, changing into the best-selling recreation of the franchise and one of the best-selling PS4 video games with over 12 million copies bought. It received finest recreation at The Game Awards 2018, the Game Developers Choice Awards, and the British Academy Games Awards. Santa Monica Studio has a excessive bar to clear with its sequel.
God of War: Ragnarök will launch in 2021 on the PS5.