Rumor Surfaces About God of War Original Trilogy Remastered Edition
The God of War series has seen its protagonist, Kratos, evolve from the brutal Spartan warrior of ancient mythos to the more nuanced father figure in Norse lore. While "God of War: Ragnarok" has captured players' hearts with its intricate story and breathtaking visuals, nostalgia for the original Greek saga remains strong.
Intriguingly, whispers of a remaster for the original God of War trilogy have begun to make the rounds within the gaming community. Nick Baker, co-founder of XboxEra, discussed on his recent podcast that these classic titles might soon be re-introduced to both new and returning fans with a fresh coat of visual enhancements.
The potential remastered edition would rejuvenate the first three games where players first met Kratos, engaging in epic confrontations against the formidable Greek Pantheon, including the likes of Ares, Hades, and the mighty Zeus. It's a trip down memory lane that could blend the old-school gameplay with contemporary graphics and performance.
What's currently shrouded in mystery is the scope of this new project. Will the remaster solely sharpen up the textures and frame rates, or could we see a full-blown remake with reworked mechanics and additional content? Furthermore, the question of platform availability remains unanswered. While it's speculated to arrive on PlayStation, whether it's an exclusive for the PS5 or will also cater to PS4 users has not yet been disclosed.
Despite the absence of official confirmation from Sony, the idea of breathing new life into these legendary tales has fans buzzing. The original God of War and its sequel were already polished for the PS3 era in the God of War Collection, and the third chapter had a native release on the same platform. They were later bundled into the expansive God of War Saga. However, with the leaps and bounds made in gaming technology since then, a remaster could offer a far more immersive and visually arresting experience.
With Baker expressing uncertainty over whether the revelation or launch of the remastered trilogy would occur in 2024 or even as late as 2025, patience will be a virtue for those eager to retrace Kratos's vengeful path. In an era where classic games are finding new life on the latest consoles, the return of the original God of War trilogy would indeed be a monumental event a tribute to the series' storied past, and a testament to its timeless appeal.