Final yr, Sony Santa Monica wouldn’t even verify the following God of War’s official title. Previously yr, although, it’s lastly began pulling again the curtain on God Of War Ragnarok in some huge methods, and now a brand new trailer at right this moment’s State of Play showcase has revealed much more about its world and the mythological obstacles Kratos and his son will face in it.
The brand new trailer is chocked filled with cool motion photographs of Dad of War and his eerily Aaron Paul-looking teenage boy, Atreus, battling off harpies, watching big flying jellyfish float throughout the horizon, and liberating Tyr, the Norse god of struggle, from bondage. However as a result of that is the brand new God of War collection, the trailer didn’t skimp on characters studying Kratos for filth, calling him a false god, saying that nobody worshiped him, and that he’s merely a blood-drunk buffoon.
Whereas Kratos doesn’t seem phased by his public roasting, the trailer does recommend that Atreus is hiding a secret from his pricey outdated dad, and the 2 have an argument that culminates in Kratos declaring that he doesn’t want anybody to guard him. The trailer’s stinger even teases us with a short glimpse of a confrontation between Kratos and Thor. Let the sparks fly.
The follow-up to 2018’s critically-acclaimed reboot of the motion franchise, God Of War Ragnarok was initially set to launch final yr earlier than being delayed. The extra manufacturing time was wanted partly as a result of work issues from covid-19, in addition to Kratos voice actor Christopher Decide needing time to recuperate from surgical procedure he underwent within the second half of 2019.
The place 2018’s God of War noticed Kratos shepherd his younger son by Midgard on a journey to scatter his spouse Faye’s ashes atop the best mountain, the sequel sees them looking for solutions a couple of now-adolescent Atreus’ id. Thor and Freya additionally present up in some unspecified time in the future to attempt to struggle the duo. The brand new sport will additionally characteristic an expanded map, extra verticality, and a brand new director, although it would nonetheless be introduced as a single cinematic shot. Most significantly, there will probably be canine sleds you should utilize to cross Scandinavia’s frozen tundra with the perfect associates a struggle god ever had.
While Ragnarok won’t be the last God of War game, it will be the final chapter in its Norse saga. Producer Cory Barlog revealed there wouldn’t be a third game because trilogies merely take too lengthy. The entire huge questions followers have from the 2018 sport then ought to get answered quickly sufficient.
God of War Ragnarok is slated to launch on November ninth for PlayStation 4 and PlayStation 5.