Update: God of War Game has gone ‘Gold’, i.e. game development has finished and is now headed toward manufacturing and shipping. God of War is set to release on April 20 for the PlayStation 4.
God of War is an upcoming third-person action-adventure video game in development by Santa Monica Studio and to be published by Sony Interactive Entertainment (SIE). It is scheduled to be released on April 20, 2018 for the PlayStation 4 (PS4) console. It is the the sequel to 2010’s God of War III.
Many years have passed since Kratos took his vengeance against the Olympian gods. Having survived his final encounter with his father Zeus, Kratos now lives with his young son Atreus in the world of the Norse gods, a savage land inhabited by many ferocious monsters and warriors.
In order to teach his son how to survive in such a world, Kratos must master the rage that has driven him for many years and embrace his newfound role as a father and mentor. Kratos must also contend with the Norse gods themselves as they are taking precautions against him, due to them being aware of his role in the destruction of Olympus.
Over the course of their time together, Atreus learns more about his father’s complicated and shady past, while struggling with whether to be like his father or choose to be his own person.
With a bullheaded confidence, outsized anger, and a knack for getting into trouble, Atreus is undoubtedly his father’s son. Yet unlike Kratos, Atreus feels like a twig that could snap at any moment. He is young, untested, and feeble, especially when compared with his mythically muscled dad. Together they must learn from one another if they are to survive the myriad challenges ahead.
While Kratos is able to train his son in the finer points of the martial arts or the proper way to hunt a wild boar, Atreus is able to read runes, glyphs, and provide his father with insight into the written history of their homeland.