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How to get the God of War secret ending and discover all its secrets

Let's be honest - even if you think you've finished the game, you may still have missed the God of War secret ending, because that's just the nature of secrets. You'll definitely want to see it though, as things go off in a big way and potentially set up events for the future. It goes without saying that we're hanging a massive God of War SPOILER WARNING banner at the top of the article here, so only read on if you're ready to know the God of War secret ending and learn what it potentially teases for the future of Kratos.

Once again... SPOILER WARNING before you read any further, as this will spoil both the regular ending, and the secret end for God of War.

Ok, still here? Nice one. Once you've scattered Fey's ashes in the mountains of Jotunheim, you'll get a mini-credits sequence. Think you're done? Think again Kratos. Instead, you'll need to go home and take a (long) nap. Go to the bed and interact with it to send Kratos and Atreus to sleep for actual "years". They've been through a lot, so they really deserve it. What happens next though, is the real God of War ending.

It's not a long cutscene but it is incredibly significant. Thunder and lightning rages overhead, waking Kratos and Atreus from their slumber and turning the sky a strange shade of blue. Kratos flings open the door, and outside in the clearing stands a hooded figure. Kratos screams against the storm, "Who are you?"

The cloak flutters back to reveal a very important hammer. Thor, anyone? 

Kratos and Atreus have presumably slept through the whole of Fimbulwinter and awake sometime on the cusp of Ragnarok. It's unclear whether Thor has arrived to seek revenge for the murder of his two sons, Magni and Modi, or to get help from Kratos and Atreus for the impending Ragnarok. Only time, a sequel, or some mammoth story DLC will tell. 

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