God of War Ragnarok Sequel Seemingly in Development, According to Job Listing

A new God of War project in the works?

By Zuhaad Ali
Image: Sony Santa Monica

God of War Ragnarok is the sixth main installment in the franchise, continuing the storyline of the original game released in 2018. The game received near-perfect scores from mainstream media outlets, currently standing at a healthy ninety-four rating.

Earlier this year, during the PAX East Livestream, the voice actor for the Norse god Tyr, Ben Prendergast, dropped a hint about a possible new God of War project involving Tyr. He said, “And I’ll say this – it isn’t the last you’ve seen of Tyr.”

This led to a series of speculation among the fans about if Sony Santa Monica is working on a God of War Ragnarok sequel or a standalone DLC for the game. It looks like we may have another hint that could potentially mean a new God of War project in development.

Sony Santa Monica is actively hiring for its unannounced title as well as some other tech-related posts. What’s interesting is that a new job listing for Sr Combat Designer (Companions) was published very recently, which requires candidates to have knowledge of both God of War (2018) and God of War Ragnarok games.

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Image: Sony Santa Monica

Per the job description, it seems the project is still in the initial concept phase as it states, “create and drive Companions from initial design through implementation, iteration, and completion. Must have knowledge of God of War (2018) and God of War Ragnarök (2022) and be able to speak in depth about the combat systems, mechanics, and enemies.”

“In this role, you will assist, collaborate with, and take direction from the Lead Combat Designer, Lead Hero Designer, Design and Game Directors as needed to own Companions, characters, and boss designs from concept to implementation completion.”

Is God of War Ragnarok Sequel in the works?

It’s hard to say based on a single job opening. However, it’s worth noting that while it may not be a direct sequel to Ragnarok, it could be a DLC expansion that continues the storyline of Tyr and Atreus.

What are your thoughts on this? Would you prefer a complete follow-up to the God of War series that takes players on a brand-new adventure and explores a different mythology? Or would you rather have something smaller that continues the current story set in Norse mythology? Share your thoughts in the comments section.

God of War Ragnarok is now available on PlayStation 5 and PlayStation 4.

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