Cory Barlog, the creative director at Sony Interactive Entertainment’s Santa Monica Studio, announced on the PlayStation Blog that God of War will launch on the PS4 on April 20, 2018. You can pre-order God of War right now.
It’s a new beginning for Kratos. Living as a man, outside the shadow of the gods, he seeks solitude in the unfamiliar lands of Norse mythology. With new purpose and his son at his side, Kratos must fight for survival as powerful forces threaten to disrupt the new life he has created…
You can pre-order the Collector’s Edition, the Digital Deluxe Edition, and the Stone Mason Edition now. Those who preorder any edition at a supporting retailer will acquire three legendary shield skins for Kratos to use to bash and defend against all manner of creatures. Players will need internet connectivity to access the shield skins.
If you pre-order any edition of God of War at GameStop or EB Games, you will also receive the Luck of Ages XP Tailsman, which improves the wearer’s luck. It increases XP gain, increases Hacksilver gain, and increases the ability to trigger perks.
The God of War Digital Deluxe Edition is $69.99 USD / $89.99 CAD. Digital contents include: Death’s Vow Armor Set, Exile’s Guardian Shield Set, God of War Comic #0 by Dark Horse Comics, God of War Mini Artbook by Dark Horse Comics, and Dynamic Theme. Those who pre-order the Digital Deluxe Edition in the US and Canada receive an exclusive, limited-run God of War physical pin.
The God of War Collector’s Edition is $129.99 USD / $169.99 CAD. It comes with a 9” statue of Kratos and Atreus by Gentle Giant, a limited edition steelbook case, 2” Huldra Brothers Carvings, an exclusive Lithograph, a cloth map, and the full God of War game. It also includes everything in the Digital Deluxe Edition.
The God of War Stone Mason Edition is $149.99 USD / $199.99 CAD (EB Games Exclusive in Canada). It includes everything in the Collector’s Edition – plus four very distinct, rare items from the game. These include the Stone Mason Ring and the talking Mimir Head keychain.