From Santa Monica Studio and creative director Cory Barlog comes a new beginningfor one of gaming's most recognizable icons. Living as a man outside the shadowof the gods, Kratos must adapt to unfamiliar lands, unexpected threats, and asecond chance at being a father. Together with his son Atreus, the pair willventure into the brutal Norse wilds and fight to fulfill a deeply personalquest.• Bold New Beginning — His vengeance against the Gods of Olympus years behindhim, Kratos now lives as a man in the realm of Norse Gods and monsters. It is inthis harsh, unforgiving world that he must fight to survive…And teach his son todo the same. This startling reimagining of God of War deconstructs the coreelements that defined the series—satisfying combat; breathtaking scale; and apowerful narrative—and fuses them anew.• A Second Chance — Kratos is a father again. As mentor and protector to Atreus,a son determined to earn his respect, he is forced to deal with and control therage that has long defined him while out in a very dangerous world with his son.• A Darker, More Elemental World — From the marble and columns of ornate Olympusto the gritty forests, mountains, and caves of Pre-Viking Norse lore, this is adistinctly new realm with its own pantheon of creatures, monsters, and gods.With an added emphasis on discovery and exploration, the world will draw playersin to explore every inch of God of War's breathtakingly threatening landscape—byfar the largest in the franchise.• Vicious, Physical Combat — With an over the shoulder free camera that bringsthe player closer to the action than ever before, fights in God of War mirrorthe pantheon of Norse creatures Kratos will face: grand, gritty, and grueling. Anew main weapon and new abilities retain the defining spirit of God of War whilepresenting a vision of violent conflict that forges new ground in the genre.