It’s been a year since God of War was released, and the team at the Santa Monica Studio want to thank their fans.
In 2015, we celebrated the 10 year anniversary of God of War, having started the saga back in 2005. And, so, here we are reflecting on the one year anniversary of a new era for Kratos, now with his son, Atreus. When Cory Barlog first brought us this transformative vision of a father and son embarking on an incredible journey together, a journey to honor a wife and a mother… but also one where a boy would teach his father how to be human again; and the father (Kratos) would teach his son how to be a measured god, we knew we had something special for our fans. Yet, change is hard. Change to a longstanding franchise comes with immeasurable doubt, a studio defining risk and a huge leap of faith. Thank you to our entire worldwide team; the Sony PlayStation family and you, the millions of God of War fans around the world who embraced that leap with us, on a journey we never expected. We made this journey together.
You can read the entire post on the PlayStation Blog, along with the video they have included (or just click play on the video above). According to the rest of the post, and as reference above, they have something special in store for us…
Today kicks off a week-long celebration where they will be releasing a God of War Anniversary character PS4 avatar set (coming out on Wednesday) and a PS4 dynamic theme. Just search for ‘God of War’ in the PlayStation store. Both are being released for free, regardless of whether you have purchased the game or not.
I, personally, thoroughly enjoyed this game and am excited for the next chapter to come out! Great job again guys and great work, keep it up!