How to play God of War games chronologically
took root God of War With its Scandinavian atmosphere, it is one of the most popular game series PlayStation over the years. The series was born in an era PS2, and made a name for itself thanks to the excellent action and exciting story about revenge and the attractive main character Kratos. And after 18 years, I’m grown God of War An action-adventure series that seamlessly blends increasingly polished action with a deeper world and stronger story, which is anchored by an older, more sympathetic Kratos.
And with earning God of War Ragnarok With its place among the greatest video games of all time, we decided to create this timeline of the series for people interested in playing (or replaying) it from the get-go.
How many God of War games have been released?
Sony has released so far 10 God of War gamesincluding 6 on home consoles, 2 on portable consoles, a mobile game, and a text adventure game on Facebook Messenger.
In this list, we exclude the second mobile version of the series. God of War: Mimir’s VisionThis augmented reality game doesn’t add anything to the ongoing story, but instead provides players with a background of a world God of War. We also make an exception PlayStation All-Stars Battle Royale In this list, although it is included under the umbrella of Alam God of War.
There are many God of War stories told through novels and comics as well, but this list only includes games.
God of War games in chronological order
These summaries contain light burns of each game, including characters, setting, and details from the story.
1. God of War: Ascension (2013)
The seventh God of War game by release date but first chronologically, Ascension is a revenge story that explores the early days of Kratos’ transformation from Spartan demigod to God of War.
events occur Ascension Months after Kratos was manipulated into killing his wife and daughter by the Greek god of war Ares (more on this under the Game section God of War original below). Traumatized by what his hands have done, Kratos refuses to honor the oath he made to Ares, which leads to the beginning of the storyline. Ascension. Ares seeks revenge through the game’s villains Furies, who are 3 creatures charged with punishing treachery, whom Kratos must kill to free himself from his oath. The game ends with Kratos leaving his Spartan homeland, still reeling from his grief.
2. God of War: Chains of Olympus (2008)
Kratos’ next adventure is told in the game PSP titled God of War: Chains of Olympus. The events of the game take place in the middle of Kratos’ 10-year service to the gods (that is, 5 years before… God of War), a service he has been forced to perform, and which, upon completion, he will be freed from the tormenting visions of his past.
The main plot requires Kratos to rescue Helios, the sun god, from the Titans (Titan God of the Sun), from the underworld by order of Athena. There he encounters the main villain of the game Persephone (Persephone) Queen of the underworld. Persephone gives Kratos a chance to meet his daughter, and he grapples with the horrific repercussions of this reunion and his promise to return Helios to the gods.
3. God of War (2005)
The events of the first game take place God of War After nearly 10 years of AscensionIt begins with Kratos succumbing to his grief and jumping off a cliff into the Aegean Sea, and before he hits the water, we go back in flashback from 3 weeks ago to find out what made the Spartan jump off the cliff.
As Kratos approaches his forced service to the gods, he receives one last mission from Athena: defeat Ares and save the city of Athena from his siege. With the promise of forgiveness for his past atrocities as his reward, Kratos sets out to get Pandora’s Box and kill Ares. This mission takes him through an extremely traumatic experience, and he eventually encounters the Gods of War. Despite Kratos’ victory, he remains tormented by his past, so he jumps off the cliff as we saw at the beginning of the game. Athena pulls him out of the water and offers him a throne on Olympus, completing his 10-year ascension to become the God of War.
Over the course of the game, the narrator provides us with an important background story about Kratos’ life through cutscenes. We learn that Kratos once served as a veteran captain in the Spartan army. On the brink of death and defeat against a formidable force of barbarians, he offers himself to Ares in exchange for victory. Ares responds to the invitation, defeats the barbarians, asks Kratos to be his servant, and melts his arms with the Blades of Chaos.
4. God of War: Ghost of Sparta (2010)
considered as Ghost of Sparta The second game in the series to be released PSPand takes place in between my game God of War And God of War 2. The game’s subtitle, which means: Ghost of Sparta, refers to the nickname given to Kratos because of his pale white appearance, the result of an oracle’s curse that imbedded the ashes of his wife and child in his skin.
Availability Ghost of Sparta Epilogue to two family storylines: Kratos travels to Atlantis where he meets his human mother and his long-lost brother Deimos, who was kidnapped as a child by the gods to prevent the fulfillment of a prophecy of Olympus’ destruction.
At the climax of the story, we see the reunion of Kratos and his brother, who do battle with the Greek god of death, Thanatos. But despite their victory, it is another unhappy ending for Kratos. By the time the game is over, Kratos is even more gloomy and angry than the other Olympians.
5. God of War: Betrayal (2007)
This mobile game is one of a kind 2D sidescroller Officially part of the world God of WarAccording to animation director V Sony Santa Monica Bruno Velazquez. Displeased with Kratos’ bloodthirstiness, the gods attempt to stop his latest foray with Argos, a multi-eyed giant who serves Hera, the queen of the gods. Argos is accused of killing Cretus by an unknown assassin in an attempt to create a greater rift in his relationship with Olympus. Zeus later sends a messenger to put an end to Kratos’ continued destruction. Kratos responds violently, once again challenging the other gods. The betrayal leaves the players with this message, which sets the stage for the events to come in God of War 2Soon, the swords of Zeus’ wrath will descend upon Kratos.
has been issued God of War: Betrayal In 2007, before the proliferation of smartphones, it is not available in modern mobile device stores. The game can be skipped without any consequences, but those who want to play it will have to access it via an emulator java.
6. God of War 2 (2007)
Put God of War 2 Kratos vs Zeus, King of Olympus. Already ostracized for his years-long rampage, Kratos rejects Athena’s plea for peace and continues to wreak havoc across Greece. It’s the last straw for Olympus. Forcing Zeus to come down to the battlefield and kill Kratos.
Kratos allies himself with Gaia, the mother of the Titans and Earth. It provides Kratos with a way to rewrite the past and save his life. After a trip to the Underworld, Kratos follows Gaia’s instructions, which leads him to… Sisters of fate. After more bloodshed, Kratos takes over Loom of fate He returns to the site of his death. Kratos’ plan to kill Zeus is thwarted when another Olympian stands before his sword. At that moment we (Kritos and we) discover his true offspring. Kratos uses the powers of the Loom To recruit the Titans from the past in his future war. Back in the present, Kratos leads the Titans in an assault on Mount Olympus, setting the stage for events God of War 3.
7. God of War 3 (2010)
Events take place God of War 3 Immediately following the previous game, the Greek epic of Kratos concludes and ends his problematic war with Zeus and the Olympians.
Kratos and the Titans engage in a war with the Olympians, with disastrous effects. Kratos’ trust is betrayed (again) and he descends into the Underworld (again). There Kratos teams up with an old ally to destroy Zeus once and for all. Upon his return to Earth, he faces the wrath of the Titans and gods alike, which pushes him on an epic killing spree towards a final confrontation with Zeus.
Kratos declares the end of his vengeance, and with the world in ruins, he makes a sacrifice to unlock hope for humanity.
8. God of War: A Call from the Wilds (2018)
that God of War: A Call from the Wids It is a text adventure game Facebook Messenger Released before the game was released God of War The year is 2018. The game introduces a 30-minute story about Atreus, the son of Kratos, providing a backstory for the character’s supersensory abilities, while also adding flavor to his relationship with Kratos and his mother, Fay. The story takes place sometime before God of War 2018 When Fei was still alive.
It seems that A call from the wilds It is no longer playable, although it can be missed as with God of War: Betrayal. Those who want to test the game can watch a full demo of the gameplay online The YouTube.
9. God of War (2018)
events occur God of War 2018 After several years of God of War 3, it transports Kratos from Greece to the Norse realm of Midgard, where he now lives with his son Atreus. Kratos and Atreus plan to fulfill Faye’s dying wish: that her ashes be cast down from the highest peak of the Nine Realms.
But their journey is not just a picnic, as they travel across several worlds and meet friends and foes from Norse mythology, including Baldur, Freya, Thor’s sons Magni and Modi, and the last living giant of Jörmungandr, Mimir. During that journey, Kratos struggles with fatherhood on the one hand, and the truths he hides from Atreus about his past and Atreus’ identity on the other.
After their adventure, the realms are plunged into a long, harsh winter called Fimbulwinterwhich extends over 3 years and heralds the end of the world (Ragnarök).
10. God of War Ragnarok (2022)
Because a game Ragnarok Released so recently, its plot synopsis is intentionally vague to avoid spoilers.
events occur God of War: Ragnarokwhich is the newest game in the series and has the most profound story, after 3 years God of War 2018As winter approaches Fimbulwinter In the nine realms of ending and beginning Ragnarök.
Many of the characters from the 2018 game return, as well as new ones like Odin and his son Thor, but the focus remains on the adventures of Kratos and Atreus with a greater emphasis on the latter, who explores his newfound identities and powers. Players play as Kratos and Atreus, who navigate the Nine Realms and the World Between Realms on personal quests about identity and a larger mission to defeat the Asgardians and survive Ragnarok.
We won’t spoil their trip for you, but leave Ragnarok The door is open to stories God of War future to list it.
How do you play God of War games according to release date?
- God of War (2005)
- God of War 2 (2007)
- God of War: Betrayal (2007)
- God of War: Chains of Olympus (2008)
- God of War 3 (2010)
- God of War: Ghost of Sparta (2010)
- God of War: Ascension (2013)
- God of War: A Call from the Wilds (2018)
- God of War (2018)
- God of War Ragnarok (2022)
What’s next for God of War?
not declared Sony remote about game God of War Other, despite the great success of my game God of War 2018 And Ragnarok Significantly, whether among critics or players, but we expect that there will be future parts.
But what was announced is a series God of War Realistic, and is currently in production at a service Amazon Prime Video Game quotes God of War 2018. Game director Cory Barlog will serve as executive producer for the series, along with Ravi Judkins (famous for his work on the series The Wheel of Time) as the general supervisor of the series.