San­ta Mon­i­ca final­ly announced a date for the New Game+ mode for God of War, which launch­es on August 20th. The stu­dio also gave some detail regard­ing what play­ers can expect when New Game+ rolls out. 

God of War's New Game+ Arrives on August 20th

San­ta Mon­i­ca stat­ed that New Game+ was “inspired by your feed­back”. For those who have com­plet­ed the game already, plan on see­ing a bunch of new stuff com­ing to New Game+:

  • 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.

The stu­dio also says this is the biggest update made to God of War and their inter­est­ed in see­ing who com­pletes Give Me God of War New Game+ mode first.

Source: PlaySta­tion