Everything Included In God Of War Ragnarök's Pre-Order Editions

Santa Monica Studio has finally announced the release date for God of War Ragnarök, along with a selection of pre-order editions. The latest entry in the God of War franchise releases November 9, 2022, and will be available for pre-order beginning on July 15. While some fans might be content with just the game itself after such a long wait, its more complex editions have plenty to offer.

News of God of War Ragnarök's pre-order editions comes after a protracted saga involving the game's potential release date, with many fans having grown anxious of a delay over the lack of details shown over the course of 2022. Confirmation of its November 9 release should now put these fears to bed, as should the announcement of the collector's editions themselves. Including the base game itself, there are four different ways for players to pre-order, with each edition having its own bonuses.


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God of War Ragnarök's various pre-order editions have been revealed on the PlayStation.Blog and in an unboxing video uploaded to the PlayStation YouTube channel. The first and most basic edition is the Standard Edition, which includes only the game itself. This edition can be purchased either physically or digitally, and is available for both the PlayStation 4 and PlayStation 5. Players who pre-order for the PS4 will be able to upgrade to the PS5 version for $10.00. For those reveling in the hype building up for God of War Ragnarök, going a step beyond Standard might be worth the investment. The first of three more complex pre-order editions is Digital Deluxe, which includes a number of digital rewards, both in and out of the game itself. In addition to the game, players will receive a set of in-game items - the Darkdale item set - that can be worn or wielded by Kratos and Atreus. Beyond the game, the Digital Deluxe Edition offers the game's soundtrack, a digital artbook published by Dark Horse, a set of avatars, and a PS4 theme.

God Of War Ragnarök's Collector's Editions Bring The Thunder (& Mjolnir)

God of War Ragnarök breaks the mold somewhat by offering not one, but two Collector's Editions. Both of these include a digital voucher for the base game on both the PS4 and PS5 and the content from the Digital Deluxe Edition, in addition to their physical benefits. The Collector's Editions also come in a box that resembles the Knowledge Keeper's Shrines that can be found throughout God of War, as shown in the above image. Inside, players will find a Steelbook display case (with no actual disc inside), 2" carvings of the Vanir Twins, Freya and Freyr, and a set of dice inside a bag bearing a depiction of Yggdrasil. Finally, confirming the leaks, the Collector's Edition includes Mjölnir, the hammer of Thor. Mjölnir is rendered in all its glory in a 16" replica, decorated with intricate runic designs that resemble the designs on Kratos' weapons in GoW when they are leveled up and upgraded.

The full list of items in the different God of War Ragnarök Collector's Edition sets is as follows:

  • Printed voucher code for the full God of War Ragnarök game on PlayStation 4 and PlayStation 5 consoles.
  • A Steelbook Display Case (no game disc included) depicting a bear and a wolf, representing Kratos and Atreus, respectively.
  • 2” Vanir Twins Carvings - wooden carvings of Freya and Freyr, the Vanir gods.
  • Dwarven Dice Set – a set of dice with a quality wood-like finish in a dice bag bearing a symbol of Yggdrasil.
  • 16” Mjölnir Replica – A highly detailed replica of Thor’s signature weapon from God of War Ragnarök.
  • Kratos' Darkdale Armor
  • Atreus' Darkdale Attire
  • Darkdale Blades Handles
  • Darkdale Axe Grip
  • Official God of War Ragnarök Digital Soundtrack
  • Dark Horse Digital Mini Artbook
  • Avatar Set for PlayStation profiles
  • PlayStation 4 Theme

The final and most bountiful edition of God of War Ragnarök is the Jötnar Edition, which includes essentially everything in the above list, plus a few extra bonuses for players to either take advantage of digitally, display in their own living space, or even use. First, the Dwarven dice set is replaced with a set of dice with a silver finish and blue detailing, and their dice bag bears the symbol of the Huldra Brothers, Brok and Sindri from God of War. Also included is the Draupnir ring, which was classically crafted by the Huldra brothers as a gift for Odin, and a set of three pins representing Kratos' family: Faye, himself, and Atreus. Finally, there is a vinyl record bearing two songs by Bear McCreary, the game's composer. Between these four pre-order editions, those who've been waiting years for God of War Ragnarök's release have no shortage of options and plenty of perks to anticipate.