A new God of War game is forthcoming. In the conclusion of its online-only PS5 Showcase occasion, Sony teased God of War: Ragnarök — coming 2021 into the PS5 — a sequel to the 2018 award-winning of Santa Monica Studio’s action-adventure franchise which shot Kratos to Norse mythology. As you can tell from the “Ragnarök” naming, another God of War game will continue his trip within that world. In Old Norse, Ragnarök means twilight of the Gods, also pertains to a fantastic battle that will cause the passing of several gods as well as the assumed end of the Earth, post that it’ll be reborn and return.
Sony Interactive Entertainment declared God of War: Ragnarök as “one more thing” following showing the costs and launching date for PlayStation 5 and PlayStation 5 Digital Edition. In a one-minute movie, we see that the God of War franchise emblem takes shape, together with Old Norse symbols appearing on the ring. Kratos then says in a voiceover: “You should be ready,” which is followed with the words “Ragnarök is forthcoming” look on screen. The God of War: Ragnarök announcement teaser then finishes with the 2021 release window.
A Ragnarök was teased at the end of 2018’s God of War that also hinted the renowned Norse god Thor could create an appearance. (Yes, even the Marvel comic draw from Norse mythology also, and also the Marvel Cinematic Universe has given us a version of this Ragnarok mythos using all the 2017 Taika Waititi movie, Thor: Rangarok.) After all, Thor’s brother Baldur was the primary antagonist at 2018’s God of War.
Also, God of War game director Cory Barlog had formerly stated the 2018 game would not be Kratos’ final outing. Additionally, Santa Monica Studio was actively hiring for various job openings, which suggests the need to perform development work on God of War: Ragnarök.
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2018’s God of War has been a significant victory for Santa Monica Studio, getting the bestselling game of this franchise and among the best selling PS4 games with over 12 million copies sold. It won the best game in The Game awards 2018, the Game Developers Choice Awards, and the British Academy Games Awards. Santa Monica Studio includes a large bar to clean with its sequel.