God of War: Ascension trailer shows off multiplayer battles

God of War: Ascension is one of the biggest games currently in development, hugely expanding the scope of regular God of War games by adding a multiplayer component that features customizable warriors battling each other for the glory of their patron god.

We wouldn't have thought it possible, but it looks like God of War: Ascension will actually be even more brutal and uncompromising than God of War 3. Which is saying something considering GoW3 featured a scene in which Kratos literally twists the head off a god.

In tandem with this video, Sony also announced that they will be bringing a GoW: Ascension free beta to PlayStation Plus members sometime later this year.