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God of War Ragnarok Cheat Sheet: New PS5 Bundle on Its Way

Kratos and Atreus are back to take on Thor.

Kratos and Atreus battle a burning warrior in a God of War Ragnarok screenshot
The Ghost of Sparta fights against the Norse gods once again. 
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God of War Ragnarok, a follow-up to 2018's critically acclaimed God of War, goes live on Nov. 9. On the same day, Sony will also release a PS5 bundle featuring the highly anticipated game. 

Sony revealed the God of War Ragnarok bundle in the newest trailer for the game, showing how the PS5's 3D audio and the haptic feedback from the DualSense controller will enhance the game's experience. At the end of the trailer was a quick shot of the bundle. 

Aside from the release date and contents of the bundle, no other details, like price, have been provided. Earlier in the year, Sony released the Horizon Forbidden West bundle for $550, while the upcoming Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2 bundle will cost $560

In God of War Ragnarok, Kratos and Atreus' sophomore adventure has the two traveling across the nine realms once again, to stop the events leading up to Ragnarok. They'll have to contend with Thor and the other Norse gods, who are out for revenge after Kratos killed multiple deities in the first game. 

When does God of War Ragnarok come out? 

God of War Ragnarok comes out Nov. 9 for the PS4 and the PS5, and it'll cost $70. 

Will there be a PC version? 

It hasn't been confirmed yet, but Sony does tend to release games on Steam eventually. The previous God of War game made its debut on the PC back in January. 

Is there a special or collector's edition?

Yes. There's the God of War Ragnarok Collector's Edition and the Jotnar Edition

The collector's edition comes with the full game for the PS4 and the PS5, a Dwarven Dice set, a couple of 2-inch Vanir Twings carvings, a Steelbook display case, the Knowledge Keeper's Shrine, in-game content and a 16-inch Mjölnir replica hammer, for $200. 

For $260, the Jötnar Edition includes the same extras as the collector's edition, as well as Brok's dice set, 7-inch vinyl featuring music from Bear McCreary, a Yggdrasil cloth map, and a falcon, bear and wolf pin set. 

Both editions are sold out at PlayStation Direct, but they may appear at certain retailers leading up to launch day. 

Along with special editions of the game, Sony will release a God of War Ragnarok limited edition DualSense controller. The specially designed controller is available for preorder on Sept. 27 and it's scheduled to come out on Nov. 9, for $75.

What's the story of God of War? 

The God of War series started back in 2005 on the PlayStation 2, featuring the tortured Spartan soldier Kratos. Over the course of several games, across multiple PlayStation consoles, he disposed of the Greek gods who toyed with humanity.

Then in 2018, God of War from Santa Monica Studios came out and acted as both a sequel and a reboot of the series. Kratos was no longer in Greece but instead was in Midgard and now contending with the Norse gods. 

Kratos' newest adventures had him travel to the largest peak in the nine realms to fulfill the dying wish of his deceased wife, Faye. Coming with him was his young son Atreus. The two faced off against the monsters and gods of Norse mythology as the secrets of Kratos, Atreus and Faye were revealed.