Contents: Kratos' quest for freedom from the very beginning with an epic new single-player story. New combat and puzzle mechanics build on the award-winning God of War gameplay. Multiplayer comes to God of War for the first time. Take the epic God of War combat online with 8-player objective-based combat. Align yourself to Zeus, Ares, Poseidon, or Hades and earn their Favor to unlock new customization options for your multiplayer Gladiator.
Exclusive 6” Kratos Statue, Official Game Soundtrack, 48 Hour MP XP Booster, Future DLC Pass, PS3 Dynamic Theme, PSN Avatar PackPremium Steel Book Case
Before He Was A God, He Was A Man
Vengeance Is Born In The Fires Of Betrayal In This Prequel To The Best-Selling God Of War Franchise. Six Months Have Passed Since Kratos Stood Over The Bodies Of His Wife And Child, His Hands Stained With Their Blood - Tricked By Ares Into Murdering The Only People He Ever Loved. Swearing To Avenge Them, Kratos Broke The Blood Oath That Bound Him To Ares, But Oaths To Olympus Are Not So Easily Broken... Sentenced To An Eternity Chained Within A Prison For The Living Damned, Kratos Battles Insanity At The Hands Of The Furies. He Will Be Tested As He Seeks Freedom, Redemption For His Sins, And The Clarity To Avenge His Family.
An Epic New Story
A Prequel To The Original God Of War, An Unexpected And Riveting Journey That Tells The Dark And More Human Past Of Kratos Before He Became The "Ghost Of Sparta" Will Enthrall You With Epic-And Brutal Over-The-Top Action, That Retains The Signature Gameplay Of This Storied Franchise In A Fully-Fledged Single-Player Campaign.
Brutal New Combat:
A Revamped And Intense Combat Action Experience, You Will Feel Every Impact As Kratos Destroys His Enemies.
Kratos’ Fists And Herculean Legs Were Made For Vengeance, Feel Their Power!
Kratos Can Sling Enemies Around The Environment Like A Pseudo-Weapon Wrecking Ball, Augmenting His Primary Weapon Attacks.
With A New Free-Form Attack System, When You Go In For The Final Kill, Certain Enemies Will Continue Their Assault, Requiring You To Evade And Attack In Real-Time, Up Close And Personal.
World Weapon System:
Kratos Can Now Steal Weapons From His Enemies, Acquiring Powerful Secondary Attacks, Allowing For Unimaginable Vicious Combo Attacks And New Strategies. Combine The Blades Of Chaos With Your Enemies' Weapons For The Most Lethal Attacks.
Become A Champion Of The Gods! For The First Time, Unlike Anything You Have Seen Before, Take The Visceral, Larger-Than-Life God Of War Combat Online With Our New Empowering Solo And Team-Based Multiplayer Experience.You Will Start As A Lowly Warrior Who Pledges Himself To A God And Compete To Bring Glory And Honor To Zeus, Ares, Poseidon, Or Hades. Gain Their Favor To Master New Abilities, Magic, Armor, And Unique Weapons As You Rise To Become The Favored Champion And Legend Of Olympus
God Of War: Ascension Will Feature 4 Unique And Highly Competitive Multiplayer Modes, With Objectives And Epic Maps, Unlike Anything You Have Ever Seen Before. Revealed Thus Far, Team Favor Rush – An Intensive 4V4 Team Battle Requiring The Completion Of Specific Objectives, Destroying Your Opponents In Brutal Fashion, Discovering Chests, And Capturing And Holding Altars, All In Order To Be The First Team To Earn The Favor Of The Gods. The Rest Of The Multiplayer Modes Lie Ahead. Check Back Frequently For New Reveals.
If You Do Not Want To Be Shunned By The Gods, You Will Need To Master The Art Of An Olympian Warrior, To Rise A Champion. You Will Need To Fight Constantly To Earn The Favor (Xp) Of Your God, And Ascend Your Warrior’s Level To That Of A Demi-God If You Want To Be The Best. God Of War: Ascension Multiplayer Will Provide A Deep Layer Of Strategic Options In Battle, Ranging From Many Combinations Of Weapons & Armor To Equip Your Warrior With And Augment And Increase His Abilities, To Mastering New Moves And Magic For Visceral Brutal Kills, To Conquering The Deadly Traps, Multiple Levels, And Potential Titan-Sized Obstacles That May Seek To Destroy You On Each Map.