Developers assure fans that God of War Ragnarok will be released this year

Developers assure fans that God of War Ragnarok will be released this year

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  • Developer Cory Barlog gave an update on Raganrok earlier this week, saying everyone on the team is “heads-down, hard at work” on the project. “We are perfectionists,” Barlog said, adding that he hopes to be able to share more updates and insights into Ragnarok as soon as possible. “We don’t want to hold any of this back. So please, hold tight–know that something cool is coming,” he said.

  • Sony Santa Monica provided a brief update on God of War Ragnarok earlier this week, although the studio did not explicitly state that the game will be released in 2022. As a result, people speculated that the PS4 and PS5 game will be delayed until next year, however this was not the case. On Twitter, someone questioned Ragnarok animation director Bruno Velazquez for confirmation that the game will still be released in 2022, and Velazquez responded, “Ragnarok is coming this year.” (Image courtesy of VGC)

Ragnarok was apparently originally going to launch in 2021, but Kratos actor Christopher Judge suffered an injury in 2019 that reportedly led to a delay to 2022. For more, check out GameSpot’s roundup of everything we know about God of War Ragnarok, which is the final entry in the God of War Norse saga. It’s in the works for PlayStation 4 and PlayStation 5.  God Of War Ragnarok Dev Gives An Update: “We Are Perfectionists”

“We haven’t said a lot about this. That’s because everybody is heads-down, hard at work. We are perfectionists. Everyone is tightening up the graphics…there is so much going on right now that I just wish we could share with you. But it’s just not ready to be shown,” he said. “I guarantee you the moment–the very second–that we have something we’re ready to share, we’re going to share it with you. We don’t want to hold any of this back. So please, hold tight–know that something cool is coming and that we–everybody here at Sony Santa Monica–is so incredibly thankful for all the support you’ve given us.”

God of War: Ragnarok’s Cory Barlog has provided an update on the upcoming PlayStation game, telling fans the team is currently “heads-down, hard at work” at finishing the title for its 2022 release.

Today, April 20, is the fourth anniversary of 2018’s God of War. The game sold more than 19.5 million copies, and that was before it launched on Steam, so the figure may have climbed above 20 million now. Ragnarok was apparently originally going to launch in 2021, but Kratos actor Christopher Judge suffered an injury in 2019 that reportedly led to a delay to 2022.

Barlog directed 2018’s God of War but he stepped back for the sequel, with Eric Williams directing Ragnarok. It is the final entry in the God of War Norse saga, but Barlog said he hopes to make a “big splash” with a different project as his next game–though we don’t know anything about this year. For more, check out GameSpot’s roundup of everything we know about God of War Ragnarok.

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