E3 2012: 'God of War: Ascension' Release Date, Collector's Edition, and Pre-Order Perks Revealed

The recently announced installment of the God of War franchise, God of War: Ascension, now has a release date. At E3 2012, PlayStation revealed that the prequel to Kratos’ epic battle against the gods will be released on March 12, 2013 for the PlayStation 3.

This new title in the series will be the first to introduce multiplayer in addition to the story mode.

[youtube http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=al2km5aAHfs]
For those of you who would like to pick up the game, you have a couple of options: The God of War: Ascension Collector’s Edition or Standard Edition.

The just announced Collector’s Edition (SRP $79.99)  includes the following items:

  • 8″ Collectible Kratos Statue
  • Steel Book Game Case
  • Official Game Soundtrack (digital version)
  • PS3 dynamic theme
  • PSN avatar pack
  • Double XP for Multiplayer
  • DLC pass to unlock all future DLC at no additional cost.

More details on the collector’s edition will come later in the year. We’ll update you when we get them, including images.

Both the collector’s edition and standard edition will also have a pre-order bonus: The Mythological Heroes MP DLC pack (as featured in the above video).

For more details on Ascension, visit: http://www.godofwar.com

We will bring you more news on Ascension as it keeps coming this year up until launch.


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