New Game Plus mode coming August 20th

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#1 Posted by Rorie (5882 posts) -

That's according to Sony:

  • Relive the journey of Kratos and Atreus with all of your previous armors, enchantments, talismans, resources and abilities on the difficulty of your choosing.
  • Test your skills against higher level enemies; some of which might even have a few new tricks up their sleeves!
  • Unique to New Game+ is a brand new rarity level of equipment to craft and upgrade! Collect ‘Skap Slag’, a new resource to upgrade your gear to the best of the best from our finest blacksmiths.
  • Play the game in a whole new way by exploring new customization options with extremely powerful new armor sets and enchantments.
  • Finally, get right back into the action with the newly added ability to skip through cinematics in both normal and New Game+ modes once a full play through has been completed.

I have still not gotten very far through this (I beat a dragon, though, and that was cool). I just haven't been turning my PS4 on very much this year (still need to beat the Horizon DLC too), but I need to go back and get through this at some point over the course of a weekend or something. Nice to know they're still working on it, though.

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#2 Edited by Humanity (18953 posts) -

Thats neat but I think I'm so far removed from God of War at this point that I wouldn't really care about going back. At some point I just wanted to know how the story ended, made a beeline for the ending and now have little desire to go back and I dunno.. experience the loot?

Cool that they added it in. If NG+ was an option at launch I would have probably dabbled with it when I was on my Norse-myth-high.

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#3 Posted by turboman (9924 posts) -

I've been holding off on a 100% run through the game and this is what I was waiting for to make that happen.

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#4 Posted by TheHT (15875 posts) -

Oh word, this game's got loot? Maybe it's time I gave this thing a shot. Mainline the story and then dick around in NG+, rather than feel like I gotta get through everything on my first playthrough.

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#5 Posted by glots (4389 posts) -

Have waited for this, as I'll go on my photo mode journey through the story.

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#6 Posted by Nodima (2638 posts) -

It's cool that they're actually adding some new content to the game as well, I still haven't uninstalled the game waiting for this moment. Hopefully the new armor makes the Valkyries a little more my speed as well.

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