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God of War PS5 patch drops tomorrow, adds default 60fps/4K mode

By Dom Peppiatt, Monday, 1 February 2021 20:05 GMT Sony’s Santa Monica Studio has announced that 2018’s PlayStation 4 exclusive, God of War, will be getting a dedicated PS5 patch on February 2.Sony Santa Monica published a new statement on its website announcing that God of War is getting a free patch that “replaces the current video graphics mode option” with a new default setting that will “offer the best of both performance and resolution to our PlayStation 5 players”.“On the PlayStation 4 Pro version of God of War (2018), you have a choice between two graphics modes: one that favors…

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New Sony San Diego team working on existing PlayStation IP

By Alex Calvin, Tuesday, 19 January 2021 11:36 GMT Rumours point to studio handling next Uncharted title.It seems there’s a new team at Sony’s San Diego studio tasked with working on existing PlayStation franchises.That’s according to the LinkedIn profile for the developer’s former boss, Michael Mumbauer – as spotted by ResetEra – which says that he helped create a “brand new, all-star” team to work on triple-A action-adventure titles. This is seemingly separate from the already-existing Sony San Diego teams, responsible for the God of War series and MLB: The Show.The creation of this new studio doesn’t seem to be…

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God of War director Cory Barlog sneakily teased Ragnarok over a year ago and no one noticed

By Sherif Saed, Monday, 21 September 2020 13:24 GMT The next God of War has been teased in 2019, apparently.Sony ended its PS5 Showcase stream with one final teaser, a surprise reveal of the next God of War, which will be set around Ragnarok.The teaser’s exact words were, “Ragnarok is coming,” and wouldn’t you know it, game director Cory Barlog has actually shared this exact phrase in 2019. In a series of Tweets in April last year, Barlog shared a number of behind-the-scenes photos from the game’s production, along with some development anecdotes, a few struggles and so on.Barlog’s Twitter…