God of War Ragnarok Family Portrait Series introduced, will reveal Odin and different Aesir gods

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Between unexplored realms like Svartalfheim and fire-and-ice elemental assaults, God of War Ragnarok can have numerous new experiences for gamers when it releases in a couple of months. There may also be new gods for Kratos to face, and we’re going to get a very good take a look at them quickly.

As introduced on the PlayStation Blog, Ragnarok might be getting a Family Portrait Series: 5 items of artwork from 5 artists, every one rendering plenty of characters from the video games. Contemporary artist Drew Merritt is up first. His piece, titled “The Bear and the Wolf,” options Kratos and Atreus and might be revealed on September 13. Comic guide artist Emma Ríos has drawn for sequence like Dr. Strange and Daredevil, and her piece “The Dwarves” will show brothers Brok and Sindri, who hail from the aforementioned Svartalfheim. That might be revealed on September 20.

Each continuing piece continues this weekly launch schedule. Third up is illustrator Romina Tempest, who’s labored with the God of War IP earlier than. “Heroes of Midgard” will characteristic “the found family that Kratos and Atreus have gathered,” however contemplating there aren’t many supporting characters past these within the different portraits, we’re unsure who we’ll be seeing past Jormungandr, the world serpent. After Tempest comes comedian artist Jae Lee, whose work spans many sequence like Batman, Watchmen, and Inhumans. Lee might be drawing Freya and Baldur within the appropriately titled “Mother and Son.”

The fifth and ultimate portrait has followers further excited — that goes for each online game gamers and manga readers. Tokyo Ghoul creator Sui Ishida might be drawing Odin and the Aesir gods in a chunk merely referred to as “The Aesir.” While it’ll in fact be in Ishida’s fashion and never a one-to-one match with the game, it is going to be our first actual take a look at this class of gods in Ragnarok. Only Thor and Baldur have been seen thus far.

This isn’t the primary time Sony has gotten artsy within the lead-up to Ragnarok. An official recap video of the sequence, finished in a storybook fashion, was launched beforehand. We’ll see the story proceed when God of War Ragnarok releases on November 9 on PlayStation 5 and PlayStation 4.