God of War Ragnarok: Sony confirms the cross gen nature

After Horizon Forbidden West, the expected God of War Ragnarok will also be a cross gen title. The game was designed to be released on PS4 right from the start

The discussion has never been so heated on social media. In fact, many players feel dissatisfied with Sony’s recent decisions regarding its first party titles. When the presentation trailer for the God of War sequel came out at one of the Sony conferences, everyone took the PS5 exclusive title for granted. According to some sources, however, God of War Ragnarok it has always been intended as a project cross gen.

God of War Ragnarok cross gen release confirmed

Last year’s statements by Jim Ryan, CEO of PlayStation, regarding Sony’s trust in console generations are turning against the company itself. Although in fact, it is true that so far there have been different (albeit few) releases. exclusive PlayStation, see Demon’s Souls, Destruction AllStars, Returnal, and the upcoming Ratchet and Clank Rift Apart, the number of first party titles also released on last console generation surprised many people. An example is Spider-Man Miles Morales, which came out concurrently with PS5 but was also released for PS4.

God of War Ragnarok: Sony confirms the cross gen nature

According to a recent article published by VGC, as well as Horizon Forbidden West, also God of War Ragnarok it was conceived from the beginning as a game cross gen. A different story for Gran Turismo 7 instead. The decision to release the racing title on PS4 was only recently taken by the company’s top management. All of these statements made fans angry in part. PS5, in fact, has always differentiated itself from the competition thanks to its own exclusive. Now, if many of the 25 first party titles slated for the next few years turn out to be cross gen, one might legitimately wonder what benefit to own a PS5, going beyond the graphic and technical improvements.

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Stefania Romagnoli is a dedicated writer who delves into the world of video game news. With a profound passion for gaming, Stefania keeps readers informed and up-to-date on the latest developments, announcements, and trends within the gaming industry.