‘God of War’ is an action-adventure video game series created by video game development studio Santa Monica Studio and published by Sony Interactive Entertainment. The first game in the series was released in 2005 for the PlayStation 2 console and since then there have been several sequels and spin offs.

(Also read: ‘God of War: Ragnarök’ arrives on PS4 and PS5 in November 2022).

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According to the Peruvian newspaper ‘El Comercio’, PlayStation Studios is in a moment of great success in terms of production, and its popularity is booming thanks to the successful HBO series ‘The Last of Us’.

However, that is not all, since Amazon Prime Video has acquired the rights to Kratos, one of the most iconic characters in video game history.

In the year 2022 it was confirmed that Prime Video has the rights to Kratosbeing this platform the one in charge of the first live action adaptation of the ‘God of War’ video game.

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When will the ‘God of War’ series premiere?

According to the web portal ‘VidaExtra’, a site specialized in videogames, The ‘God of War’ series will premiere in 2024 or possibly in 2025 if a parallel is established with Amazon’s ‘Fallout’ series, another great production based on a video game saga.

However, it is important to note that these are speculative dates since the script must be written and the castings must be carried out, although there are already those who are applying for the titular role.

However, the good news is that the recent installments of ‘God of War’ have a huge cinematic component, which will greatly help the process of adaptation of the plot. Something that has already been seen in the version of ‘The Last of Us’ for the small screen and in specific sequences of the ‘Uncharted’ movie.

‘God of War’: the successful video game makes a leap to the streaming platform

According to the aforementioned outlet, the description that has been given to the series in the official press release, PlayStation Productions will adapt the story of ‘God of War’ from the 2018 gamewhich worked both as a sequel and as a reboot of the previous installments.

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According to the synopsis offered, the series will preserve both the Nordic setting and the complex relationship between father and son of the most recent installments.

Also, The adaptation of the hit video game ‘God of War’ from 2018 makes great sense, as it strengthens the current direction of the saga and introduces the main characters to a wider audience.

And although it is not yet clear what direction the project will take, Amazon Prime Video has announced the adaptation using the iconic cover of ‘God of War’ for PS4 and PC, generating expectations among fans of the franchise.

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