News | PS5 update for God of War is out today

A PlayStation 5 patch for the PS4 game God of War will be released later today.

According to developer Sony Santa Monica, the free patch replaces the current graphics mode in the game with a “new default setting that allows PS5 players to experience both the best performance and resolution.”

While players on PlayStation 4 can choose between graphics and resolution, on PS5 there is no need to make a choice after the patch. The game then always runs in 60 frames per second and a resolution of 4K checkerboard (at 2160p).

God of War appeared in 2018 and places Kratos in a Norwegian setting with his son. The game is available for free to all PlayStation 5 gamers with a PlayStation Plus subscription through the PlayStation Plus Collection. Sony Santa Monica, meanwhile, is working on a sequel, God of War: Ragnarok. According to a trailer released last year, that game should be released this year, although no further details have been announced since that initial announcement.

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