It need not be said but God of War was a hit franchise when it was first released on PlayStation 2. Since then the franchise has been featured on all major console platforms and even on portable systems that Sony has pushed forward for the most part. Fans can't get enough of Kratos as he sought revenge against the mythological Greek gods.
However, after the last installment of Greek Mythology for the PlayStation 3, some of us assumed that might have been all for Kratos. Of course, we now know God of War was just getting started as 2022 saw a reboot of sorts. God of War, a soft reboot for the PlayStation 4 where the game took players into Norse mythology with Kratos watching over his son Atreus.
As before, God of War on the PlayStation 4 was a huge success and we knew there would be more story to tell from this franchise when the game ended. Once again, it looks like the developers are Alright and we're getting a sequel for the PlayStation 5. We don't know much about what God of War Ragnarok will bring but it has a lot of fans excited to dive into the game. these fans are PlayStation employees.
One person in particular who knows about the franchise is PlayStation studio head Hermen Hulst. Recently, Sony's official blog posted a post showcasing what employees are most excited about when it comes to the upcoming video game lineup. It was during this post that Hermen Hulst spoke about his interest in the upcoming God of War sequel.
“Playing God of War in 2022 was a great experience for me. This series has always had incredible action and combat, but the emotional depth that Santa Monica brought to Kratos' story as a father was very memorable - especially since my son was only a little older. older than Atreus when I played him. So seeing and hearing the reaction to this little preview we unveiled at PlayStation Showcase last September was very exciting. I can't wait for people to see what Santa Monica is doing. »
Not only did Hermen Hulst seem extremely excited to get his hands on God of War Ragnarok when it's finished, but he also expressed his love for the franchise in general. There are plenty of fans who are also just as excited to get their hands on a copy of the game which should arrive at some point this year.