The new dawn of a demigod

Kratos returns for a bold new chapter in Sony Santa Monica’s savage action series, exclusive to PlayStation 4.

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The monster within

Control the rage

His vengeance against the Gods of Olympus behind him, Kratos now lives in the realm of Norse deities and monsters.

It’s in this harsh, unforgiving world that he must fight to survive, and not only teach his son to do the same… but also prevent him from repeating the Ghost of Sparta’s bloodstained mistakes.

This staggering reimagining of God of War combines all the hallmarks of the iconic series – brutal combat, epic boss fights and breathtaking scale – and fuses them with a powerful and moving narrative that re-establishes Kratos’ world. 

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A bold new narrative

As mentor and protector to a son determined to earn his respect, Kratos is faced with an unexpected opportunity to master the rage that has long defined him. Questioning the dark lineage he’s passed on to his offspring, he hopes to make amends for the shortcomings – and horrors – of his past.

A darker world

Set within the untamed forests, mountains and realms of Norse lore, steel yourself for a distinctively new and dangerous land complete with its own pantheon of creatures, monsters and gods. 

Vicious combat

With an intimate, over-the-shoulder free camera that brings the action closer than ever, combat is up close, frenetic and unflinching. Kratos’ powerful magic axe is a brutal weapon as well as a versatile tool for exploration. Always be on your guard.

"Nothing short of a masterpiece - 10/10" IGN
"God of War is a technical and artistic showcase - 9/10" GameSpot
"Phenomenal - 5 stars" The Telegraph

Introducing Atreus

Game Director Cory Barlog reveals how Kratos’ son was defined in the epic action adventure. 



God of War’s monsters

Get closer to the terrifying beasts that await you on Kratos and Atreus’ perilous quest.

Do you have the nerve to face off against the likes of the undead Draugr, the magical Revenant or the fearsome Fire Troll? 

Concept art gallery

Enjoy an exclusive look into the development of God of War, with artwork which shows off how the visual identity of the game came together. 


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