God of War: Do You Need to Play the Previous Games

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Of course, we'll update you as soon as more information about the matter arise, and consider that might be coming in a few hours based on the fact that the North American PlayStation Network will let people pre-load the game as early as today.

"When Santa Monica Studio asked me to compose the score to the new God of War, I was awestruck, because I'm such a fan of the original games in the franchise". As you push through the game-world; side-quests, main story et al, conversation and the dynamic between Kratos and his son, Atreus, sells us time. Well, the writers have also done a brilliant job in the sense that his son knows nothing about Kratos' past, which means that Kratos recounts key moments throughout his days in Greece as the game goes on.

He also explained that Kratos eventually becomes more open to change, which includes starting a new family.


When it comes to any microtransactions, Creative Director Cory Barlog was emphatic when responding to the question of whether microtransactions would wind up in Valhalla, shooting down the possibility with a "no freaking way".

God Of War will be available exclusively on the PS4 on April 20th.

"And, it's like, wow, that's Kratos, that's Kratos to a T-he has made the worst decision in his life, but be able to actually, earnestly, be a parent", Barlog continued.

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