Sony announced that the next God of War: Ascension game will be the first game of the franchise to support a multiplayer component. Furthermore, Sony also revealed some gameplay sequences, screenshots and details about this new multiplayer mode.
Firstly, in this new game mode, Kratos ( the main hero of the franchise ) will no longer be the leading character of the game. Players can choose to play as members of the Spartan of Trojan army. Then the player has to choose a God to worship ( Zeus, Areas, Poseidon or Hermes ) . And, based on the choices, the hero will be equipped with different weapons, armors and items.
The multiplayer component of God Of War: Ascension will support up to 8 online players, divided in two teams ( Sparta vs. Troy ). Sony did not fully finished the complete list of online gaming modes, but the company presented some details: Besides an arena full of all kinds of traps, the player will also have to deal with a giant cyclops. The map has two key points, and each team must control them in order to fight the cyclops.
Besides multiplay support, God of War: Ascension will also benefit from a single player campaign, in which we are going to get the opportunity of finding out more secrets about Kratos’ past.
God of War: Ascension, will be released in the spring of 2013 for Playstation 3.
God Of War: Ascension Screenshots