God of War Ragnarok News Teased During Super Bowl LVII, Possibly New Game Plus Update

Sony Interactive Entertainment has sparked excitement among fans of God of War Ragnarok with a mysterious teaser ahead of Super Bowl LVII on February 12th. The game company has posted teasers on its PlayStation Canada Facebook and Instagram accounts, causing speculation about a possible DLC or New Game+ release for the game.

Although the game’s director, Eric Williams, has stated that DLC is unlikely, fans are hopeful that the teaser may be related to the previously promised New Game+ mode set to be released in spring 2023. PlayStation has encouraged fans to keep a close eye on its social media channels for more surprises and celebrations of its popular PS5 games.

According to a message sent to MP1st, Odin’s ravens have been spotted on PlayStation Canada’s social media accounts, forecasting a blizzard in Midgard during the Super Bowl. Fans are eager to find out what the teaser is about, with many believing it is related to the New Game+ mode for God of War Ragnarok. Whether it’s a DLC or new addition to the game, fans can look forward to finding out by tuning into the Super Bowl on Sunday night.

God of War Ragnarök is an action-packed adventure game produced by Santa Monica Studio and distributed by Sony Interactive Entertainment. It made its worldwide debut on November 9, 2022, for both the PlayStation 4 and PlayStation 5, making it the first game in the series to be released across multiple generations of consoles. The ninth installment in the series and a sequel to the 2018 game, God of War Ragnarök is set in ancient Scandinavia and follows the story of protagonist Kratos and his son Atreus, as they navigate their way through Norse mythology.

The game features combat based on combos, as well as puzzles and role-playing elements. The gameplay has been updated from the previous installment, offering a more versatile shield, a magical spear, and the ability to control Atreus during combat. The player can also take full control of Atreus during certain story missions. The game boasts a larger number of enemy types and mini-bosses than its predecessor.

God of War Ragnarök received widespread praise from critics, earning accolades for its narrative, characters, visuals, level design, and overall improvement to gameplay. It was awarded Game of the Year at the Titanium Awards and received nominations for multiple categories at The Game Awards 2022, including Best Narrative, Best Action/Adventure, and Innovation in Accessibility. The game has proven to be a commercial success, selling over 11 million copies as of early February 2023, making it the fastest-selling first-party game in PlayStation history.