God of War Ragnarok: Fresh Gameplay Shows Off a New Dwarven Area
God of War: Ragnarok will allow players to travel to all nine realms, meaning previously unexplorable areas in God of War 2018 will bring a whole new experience to Ragnarok players.thanks game informerwe now see Svartavheim for the first time, and the new Dwarf Realm players will be able to explore.
The footage shown reveals a vast industrialized dwarven kingdom that includes “technological marvels such as mines, artificial waterways, and sprawling cities,” which will no doubt lead to a number of environmental puzzles. Gameplay footage shows Kratos freezing the geyser with a Leviathan axe and breaking barriers with the Chaos Blade.
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Canoes will also be used in Svartalfheim, as Kratos and Atreus are shown sailing across the city. However, Game Informer teases that other travel options are also available for crossing Svartalfheim.
God of War: Ragnarok is coming to PS5 and PS4 on November 9. The game was originally slated for a 2021 release, before Sony announced a delay to 2022. Ragnarok is the sequel to the beloved God of War 2018 reboot, and will follow Kratos and his son Atreus against a handful or Norse enemies, including Thor.
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Earlier this summer, Ragnarok got its first full story synopsis:
Fimbulwinter is underway. Kratos and Atreus must travel to each of the nine realms to find answers as the Asgardian army prepares for a predicted apocalyptic battle. Along the way, they’ll explore stunning, mythical landscapes and face terrifying enemies in the form of Norse gods and monsters. The threat of Ragnarok is getting closer. Kratos and Atreus must choose between their own safety and that of the realm.
We also know Ragnarok marks the end of the Norse saga for the series.
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