Although at the moment there is no official information, it is believed that the release date of God of War: Ragnarok. Many expect this information to be released during a State of Play dedicated to the next Santa Monica game. However, there are also people who believe that these details would be revealed during Gamescom. Well, this possibility has been ruled out, as it has been confirmed that PlayStation does not intend to join this European event.
Through a statement shared to Games WirtschaftGerman video game news site, Sony joins companies like Nintendo, Activision Blizzard, Wargaming, and Take-Two Interactive to completely skip Gamescom 2022, as well as the Opening Night Live, an event organized by Geoff Keighley.
At the moment it is unknown if companies like Microsoft, Capcom or Square Enix will join this group and decide to skip this celebration completely. Gamescom 2022 will finally be an in-person eventthis after COVID-19 canceled physical plans during 2020 and 2021.
returning to God of War: RagnarokHowever, Sony’s absence from Gamescom 2022 still doesn’t completely shut down the chances of seeing this game this year. Nevertheless, it does reduce the channels where this information can be disclosed. This would mean that the only place where the release date of this game could be announced would be at an event by PlayStation.
Gamescom 2022 will take place between August 24 and 28, while the Opening Night Live will be held on August 23. On related topics, this was what Nintendo mentioned regarding its absence from Gamescom. Similarly, here you can learn more about the event.
It’s a shame that Gamescom loses so many companies that are important to the event. Although the possibility that Opening Night Live surprises us is not ruled out, with the absence of the previously mentioned companies, this becomes a more difficult task.