Santa Monica Studio’s highly anticipated God of War has officially gone gold ahead of its release next month.
God of War director Cory Barlog revealed the news on his Twitter account, posting images of the Santa Monica development team and also the master Blu-ray copy holding the completed version of the title.
“God of War is gold, baby!” he tweeted. “Thank you to every wonderful human who worked so hard to make this happen. Neither word nor emoji can express the love I have for you all. Next stop, April 20th!!!”
God of War is gold, baby.! Thank you to every wonderful human who worked so hard to make this happen. Neither word nor emoji can express the love i have for you all. 🙏 Next stop, April 20th!!! pic.twitter.com/HBx7EwmJqq
— Cory Barlog 🎮 🎄#CREATE (@corybarlog) March 22, 2018
Shuhei Yoshida, the president of Sony’s Worldwide Studios, congratulated Barlog on Santa Monica’s milestone, as well as Sony Interactive Entertainment America president and CEO Shawn Layden praising the studio’s work on God of War.
“Cory and his crew are creators possessing rare talent and skill, vision and fortitude,” he tweeted. “I try to stay out of their way and clear boulders from the path. Congrats everyone for reaching this epic milestone. Wanna play!”
God of War is scheduled for a worldwide release on April 20 exclusively for PlayStation 4.
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