God of War: Ragnarök Announced for PS5, Releasing 2021

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A new God of War game 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’ll be able to inform by the “Ragnarök” naming, the subsequent God of War game will proceed his journey in that world. In Old Norse, Ragnarök means twilight of the Gods, and refers to a terrific battle that may result in the loss of life of many gods and the supposed finish of the world, put up which it is going to be reborn and return anew.

Sony Interactive Entertainment introduced God of War: Ragnarök as a “one more thing” after revealing the costs and launch date for PlayStation 5 and PlayStation 5 Digital Edition. In a one-minute video, we see the God of War franchise emblem 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 screen. The God of War: Ragnarök announcement teaser then ends with the 2021 launch window.

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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 primary antagonist in 2018’s God of War.

Additionally, God of War game director Cory Barlog had earlier mentioned that the 2018 game would not be Kratos’ last outing. Moreover, Santa Monica Studio has been actively hiring for varied job openings, which now suggests should do with growth work on God of War: Ragnarök.

2018’s God of War was a significant success for Santa Monica Studio, turning into the best-selling game of the franchise and one of many best-selling PS4 games with over 12 million copies offered. It received greatest game 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.

[Attribution Gadgets 360]

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