January 27, 2023

God of War Ragnarok gets New Game Plus in 2023

Sony Santa Monica has announced that a New Game Plus mode will be coming to God of War Ragnarok in Spring 2023.

“We know many of you have requested this, so we’re excited to confirm that New Game Plus is coming to #GodofWarRagnarok in Spring 2023,” the official Sony Santa Monica Twitter account revealed. We will share more details as soon as the release date gets closer!

God of War (2018) added New Game Plus mode a few months after its release. There, players were able to carry around equipment and acquired abilities. Players were also able to create new armor sets for Kratos and Atreus, as well as the ability to turn spells into magic. The new Game Plus mode also changed the Valkyries’ attack patterns and introduced Timed Realm Tears.

While no details have been given about God of War Ragnarok’s New Game Plus mode yet, it will likely be similar to what was implemented in the first game, such as carrying equipment and changing Berserkers’ attack patterns like they did with the Valkyries.

In IGN’s God of War Ragnarok review, we said, “A captivating sight to behold and an even more thrilling scene to take control of, God of War Ragnarok blends action and adventure together to create an unforgettable new Norse epic.”

George Yang is a freelance writer for IGN. He’s been writing about the industry since 2019 and has worked with other publications like Insider, Kotaku, NPR, and Variety.

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