Sony PlayStation Reveals God of War Ragnarök Release Date

One of the most anticipated games of the year, God of War Ragnarök, now has a release date. Publisher Sony Interactive Entertainment announced today that the PlayStation exclusive drops on 9 November 2022.

Credit: Sony Interactive Entertainment and Santa Monica Studio

You can pre-order either the physical disc or the digital version of the game from 15 July 2022 via official retail stores or the PlayStation Store. Doing so lets you gain access to bonus downloadable content, including the “Kratos Risen Snow Armour” and the “Atreus Risen Snow Tunic (Cosmetic)”. If you pre-order the physical version, you also receive one of the following incentives: “Leviathan Axe 3D Keychain”, “Printed Enamel Mug” or “Thor Hammer Pen/Stand”.

In case those goodies aren’t enough, you might want to shell some more cash on either the Collector’s Edition or the Jötnar Edition.

On top of the base game and the pre-order bonuses, the Collector’s Edition includes the following:

  • 16” Mjölnir replica

  • 2” in Vanir Twins Carvings

  • Knowledge Keeper’s Shrine

  • Steelbook Display Case (No Game Disc Included)

  • Dwarven Dice Set

  • Downloadable Contents: Kratos Darkdale Armour, Darkdale Axe Grip, Darkdale Blades, Handles, Atreus Darkdale Attire (Cosmetic), Avatar Set, Dark Horse Digital Mini Artbook, PlayStation 4 Theme, Official God of War Ragnarök Digital Soundtrack

The Jötnar Edition, meanwhile, contains all the contents of the Collector's Edition plus the following:

  • 7” Vinyl Record Music by Bear Mccreary

  • Falcon, Bear and Wolf Pin Set

  • Legendary Draupnir Ring

  • Brok’s Dice Set

  • Yggdrasil Cloth Map

There's also a Digital Deluxe Edition, which will include all the downloadable content from the other editions of the game, along with the Dark Horse Digital Mini Artbook.

This long-awaited sequel to 2018's God of War continues the adventures of father and son duo Kratos and Atreus as they embark on a mythic journey for answers and allies before Ragnarök arrives. They'll venture into the Nine Realms, battling fearsome new foes in the form of gods and monsters from Norse mythology. Santa Monica Studio returns as the lead developer of the project.

God of War Ragnarök will be available on both the PS4 and the PS5. The prices of the game are as follows:

  • Standard Physical Edition (PS5): S$97.90

  • Standard Physical Edition (PS4): S$79.90

  • Collector’s Edition: S$279

  • Jötnar Edition: S$359

  • Standard Digital Edition (PS5): S$97.90

  • Standard Digital Edition (PS4): S$79.90

  • Digital Deluxe Edition: S$109

Speaking of release dates of games, Square Enix also announced today that the upcoming action-RPG Forspoken has been pushed back from its original release date of 11 October 2022 to 24 January 2023. The publisher noted that all game elements are complete, and the development is in its final polishing phase.

  • God of War Ragnarök is dropping on PS4 and PS5 on 9 November 2022.

  • Pre-orders start on 15 July via official retailers or the PlayStation Store.

  • Prices for the game start at S$79.90 for the Standard Edition on PS4 and S$97.90 for the Standard Edition on PS5.