More Players Can Go To War
Sony have slowly but surely been dipping their toes into the PC space in recent years. Horizon: Zero Dawn and Days Gone are already available and the two most recent Uncharted games are on the way in a collection early next year. They won’t be alone. They’ll be joined in the early part of next year by a PC release of 2018’s God of War, set to release January 14th, 2022.
For those who haven’t already played it, God of War finds series protagonist Kratos having left his past behind. He’s settled down, had a son, and tried to find some measure of peace. While he may be done with his past, his past isn’t done with him. Shortly after the death of his wife, a stranger shows up at his door who will change everything for him and his son Atreus. Soon you’re thrown into an entirely different pantheon, as Kratos has to survive the Norse gods and keep his son safe.
The PC release of God of War has some nice updates. For the first time God of War will be available in native 4K, with unlocked framerates letting beefy computers get the most out of it. Improved shadows and reflections will help everything pop just a bit more than the original release. The game supports ultra-widescreen monitors, as well as a wide range of controller options. Want to remap all the controls? You can do it here.
If you haven’t yet played God of War, this looks like a great way to catch up with the runner up for our 2018 Game of the Year. For those who have already taken this journey, it could still be a nice refresher course for Kratos’ next journey in God of War: Ragnarok. It feels like Sony are doing a bit more to target new players considering a game which is more than three years old is releasing for $49.99. Still, on quality its still a solid offering. This seems to continue Sony’s strategy of offering PC players the chance to play their games but only after a significant delay. I wouldn’t expect that to change but who knows, maybe PC players will be checking out Returnal in 2024. Check out the trailer for the PC version of God of War below.