After having introduced remastered “God of War” versions for the PS4, we have been stricken with the idea that “God of War 4” might be under development and the release might not be too far from reach, considering that waiting two years for a PlayStation game is not that long for us, God of War fans. So it is time to rejoice because we might actually see Kratos coming back in a future game.
It was clear that something was going on with the God of War franchise, especially after “God of War 3” was announced for the PS4 earlier this year. The series’ writer, Cory Barlog, hinted even then that God of War 4 is something that is being taken into consideration. But we can imagine that such news is not going to leak with a variety of spoilers. It is going to be carefully planned so that we might get the best GoW experience ever.
Even a recent report from Cross Map suggested that Sony will be looking into the series’ next game after releasing the remastered version, so it is pretty official. We have something to look forward to and, up until now, we haven’t been disappointed.
However, we have been “tricked” by previous God of War games into thinking that the story might follow, and we received prequels to the story from GoW 1, 2 and 3. Nonetheless, all games were quite good, keeping the same atmosphere and not going astray from Kratos’ identity. It is quite possible that this next game is going to be a prequel as well.
After the events of God of War 3, Kratos stabbed himself with the Blade of Olympus, rendering himself powerless and giving hope to all of humanity. Zeus is dead and so are all the other powerful gods, so what else could the story bring for Kratos in his present condition? Who would revive him? How could he regain his strength? There are many questions that need answering.
Still, Greek mythology has a lot of gods, heroes and creatures that could still be explored by Sony and, it is really necessary, Kratos can come back to take care of some unfinished business that humanity cannot tend to. We have to remember that Kratos absorbed Hades’ soul. Could that give him power over life and death? There are certainly other gods and creatures that threaten mankind and need slaying. Kratos is the only one in the world who can stop them.
So all that is left for us to do now is wait. It’s the only price we have to pay for one more awesome game.
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