To celebrate God Of War on winning the 2018’s Game of the Year award. Sony, along with Santa Monica Studio has announced a full-length documentary on the development of the game titled “Raising Kratos”. Here is the announcement trailer:

The short trailer features scenes of director Cory Barlog during the game’s development. Along with the motion capture work for Kratos and his son Atreus.

"Raising Kratos" is going to have 400 hours of footages and 3 years under development. Not long after the trailer dropped, Barlog has tweeted about it. According to him, it should have been a teaser for an edition of God of War 3 on PS4. Here's the tweet in details:

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Cory Barlog's tweet last Saturday regarding the "Raising Kratos" trailer.

About God of War franchise

The original game came out on PS2 in 2005. In between the release of two sequels after that, the series split up and took on 2 different platforms. "Betrayal" came out on mobiles while "Chains of Olympus" and "Ghost of Sparta" came out on PlayStation Portable. Here’s a quick review of the original game in case you haven’t played it before:

However, the journey of Kratos is far from over. 2018’s God of War was considered a critical commercial success. It sold over 5 million copies in just a month and won many awards like Game of the Year, BAFTA Game Awards. Furthermore, critics gave it an overwhelmingly positive review, featuring a 10/10 from IGN.

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God of War winning 2018’s Game of the Year award.

Recently, Barlog did confirm that there won’t be any DLCs coming soon in the future. However, we are hoping that future sequels would carry on the elements that made God of War a masterful title of the generation. "Raising Kratos" will come out soon and we should be able to watch it for free on PlayStation’s Youtube channel.