The upcoming God of War Ragnarok will be see Kratos further explore (and murder) the Norse god pantheon, and as we’ve already seen, Sony Santa Monica is looking to reimagine some of the classics. The game’s burly Thor is a far cry from the hunky comic-book version most people envision, and it seems Ragnarok’s version of Odin is a bit different too.
Leaker Dusk Golem, primarily known for his largely accurate survival horror leaks, has apparently got his hands on a variety of “miscellaneous God of War Ragnarok things.” This includes a piece of Odin concept art, which you can see below.
As you can see, Ragnarok’s take on Odin looks to be a bit of a departure of the traditional robust, heavily-bearded version of the Allfather. This take looks old and perhaps somewhat weak and depleted. Could this play into the story somehow? I suppose we shall see.
"From Santa Monica Studio comes the sequel to the critically acclaimed God of War (2018). Kratos and Atreus must journey to each of the Nine Realms in search of answers as they prepare for the prophesied battle that will end the world. Together, Kratos and Atreus venture deep into the Nine Realms in search of answers as Asgardian forces prepare for war. Along the way they will explore stunning, mythical landscapes, gather allies from across the realms and face fearsome enemies in the form of Norse gods and monsters. As the threat of Ragnarök grows ever closer, Kratos and Atreus find themselves choosing between the safety of their family and the safety of the realms..."
- Those who break fate - Atreus seeks knowledge to help him understand the prophecy of “Loki” and what role he is to play in Ragnarök. Kratos must decide whether he will be chained by the fear of repeating his mistakes or break free of his past to be the father Atreus needs.
- Weapons of war - The Leviathan Axe, Blades of Chaos and Guardian Shield return alongside a host of new abilities for both Kratos and Atreus. As they take on gods and monsters from across the Nine Realms, Kratos’ deadly Spartan skills will be tested like never before as he fights to protect his family.
- Explore the realms - Journey to dangerous and stunning landscapes while facing a wide variety of enemy creatures, monsters and Norse gods as Kratos and Atreus search for answers and allies.
God of War Ragnarok arrives on PS4 and PS5 on November 9.