Sony Computer Entertainment America announced today a new and exclusive PlayStation 3 offering for the critically acclaimed God of War franchise, God of War Collection.
Scheduled for release this holiday season, God of War Collection will feature reworked versions of both God of War and God of War II on a single Blu-ray Disc at full 1280 x 720 resolution. Both critically acclaimed games, which were originally developed for the PlayStation 2, have been remastered with anti-aliased graphics running at 60 frames per second for a smooth gameplay experience on the PS3. Additionally, the Blu-ray Disc compilation will bring PlayStation Network trophy support to the franchise for the first time (included for both games). The compilation of both best-selling games costing just $39.99 MSRP.
Developed by Sony Computer Entertainment, Santa Monica Studio, the God of War series brings epic mythological battles to life with stunning graphics and an elaborate plot that puts Kratos, the triology's main character, at the center of carnage and destruction as he seeks revenge against the Gods who have betrayed him. God of War III is scheduled for release exclusively on the PS3 in March 2010.
"We are excited today to announce God of War Collection," said Scott Rohde, vice president, Worldwide Studios America. "Our fans spoke and we listened; thanks to our partnership with Bluepoint Games, fans and newcomers to the series can experience the epic God of War and God of War II saga in stunning 720p on PS3. This Blu-ray Disc compilation brings Kratos to PS3 even earlier than expected."