‘God Of Battle’ director says “collective” of studios requested Sony to make PC ports

‘God Of War’ director says “collective” of studios asked Sony to make PC ports

God Of Battle director Cory Barlog has revealed {that a} “collective” of studios satisfied Sony to port extra video games to PC.

Throughout an interview with GameInformer, Barlog was requested if he knew why Sony determined to deliver God Of Battle to PC.

“I feel it was the collective of studios throughout saying this can be a actually good concept,” answered Barlog, earlier than including that “ultimately, I feel it reached that tipping level. After we had despatched so many suggestion field solutions that they had been like, “I’m uninterested in listening to all this. High-quality, we’ll do that.””

That being mentioned, Barlog doesn’t know if the subsequent God Of Battle recreation – Ragnarok – will arrive on PC any time quickly. Barlog defined that the studio is taking PC ports “one recreation at a time”.

Over current years, Sony has ported a number of notable titles to PC – together with Horizon Zero Daybreak and Days Gone. On Days Gone, the port reportedly offered over one million copies on Steam – regardless of arriving on PlayStation two years earlier.

God of Battle. Credit score: Santa Monica Studio

At present (January 14) God Of Battle launched on PC, becoming a member of the above titles and giving followers an opportunity to play the 2018 recreation on a complete new platform. NME‘s Jake Tucker gave the port 4 out of 5 stars in our God Of Battle PC overview, noting that “after years of lacklustre ports with out even primary graphics choices, it’s good to have a correctly customisable expertise”. The overview additionally praised the sport’s storytelling for leaving some weaker elements of the franchise behind.

It’s unlikely that Barlog’s God Of Battle is the final title to make its method to PC. In early 2021, Sony CEO Jim Ryan mentioned extra PlayStation video games can be coming to PC. Later within the yr, the corporate created a ‘PlayStation PC‘ label for its PC titles.

In different information, Avatar: Reckoning has been introduced as an MMORPG shooter that’s launching later within the yr. Whereas particulars are scarce for now, the sport will probably be set on Pandora and launches on cellular platforms.