Is God of War Ragnarok on PS4?

God of War Valhalla barriers
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The good news is that both God of War Ragnarok and the free Valhalla DLC are available on PS4 as well as PS5. Those who have yet to move into the current gen of consoles can still enjoy Kratos' latest adventure, as well as the new roguelike expansion. But what about other platforms - can we expect a PC port, say? And what exactly is the difference between the PlayStation 4 and PlayStation 5 versions of the game, if any? Here's all the details on God of War Ragnarok for the PS4, as well as essential info on cross-platform compatibility.

God of War Ragnarok PS4 and PS5 release date

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God of War Ragnarok is playable on PS4 consoles as well as PS5. The same goes for the Valhalla DLC. And, if you buy the PS4 version of God of War Ragnarok and later upgrade to a PS5, you'll be able to get the digital PS5 version at a discounted price (sadly, it's not a free upgrade). It's important to note that if you own a PS4 disc copy of God of War Ragnarok, you can only upgrade if you also have a PS5 with a disc drive as well, as the upgrade process requires you to insert the PS4 disc into your PS5.

God of War Ragnarok PS4 and PS5 differences


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There are some technical differences between the PS4 and PS5 version of God of War Ragnarok, but no difference in terms of gameplay, story, and content. We have more information on all the different God of War Ragnarok graphics modes available. Obviously the PS5 has far more options of a higher frame rate and resolution, and load times are almost seamless thanks to the internal SSD. The PS4 on the other hand has to make a few performance and graphical compromises compared to the PS5.

However, one big difference is the price. The PS4 version of God of War Ragnarok still sets you back £/$59.99 while the PS5 version costs £/$69.99. There's no sign of that changing any time soon although the prices will come down eventually at some point.

Will God of War Ragnarok be available on PC?

God of War Ragnarok

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There is no indication yet that God of War Ragnarok will be on PC yet. BUt that's not to say it won't be, given that the previous God of War game arrived on PC at the start of 2022, some four years after the PlayStation release. Other PlayStation exclusives like Spider-Man, and Horizon Zero Dawn have also made the jump to PC too, but always a few years after the PS4 and PS5 versions.

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