God of War TV series is officially coming from Amazon Prime Video

Following previous rumors, Amazon Prime Video has confirmed that it has ordered a God of War TV series featuring Raf Judkins from The Wheel of Time as the showrunner and Mark Fergus and Huck Ostby (otherwise known as Children of Men, Iron Man, and The Expanse) as the series adaptation. writers and producers.

Vernon Sanders, Head of Global Television at Amazon Studios said:

God of War is a compelling character-driven franchise that we believe will captivate our global audiences with its vast and immersive worlds as rich storytelling. We are honored to be associated with Sony Pictures Television, PlayStation Productions and Santa Monica Studio on this adventure exploring the God of War legend in such a momentous way.

Catherine Pope, President of Sony Pictures TV, stated:

We are very proud and excited to be working with our friends at Amazon Studios and our partners at PlayStation Productions to adapt this beautiful, heartbreaking game into an outstanding live-action series. Rafe, Mark and Hawk create a transitional series that charts a course through Kratos’ ancient, mythical journey.

PlayStation Productions President Assad Qizilbash added:

God of War is one of the most critically acclaimed video games on PlayStation, so we’re excited to partner with Sony Pictures Television and Amazon Studios to bring our beloved franchise to fans and new audiences in a bold and original way.

The God of War TV series is likely two years away, judging by the lack of news. Santa Monica’s Cory Barlog hinted as much while commenting on the news via Twitter.

It’s a great team to work with on this. I can’t wait for you to see more, but it will take some time. Until then… I had never heard of it.

In case you were wondering, the God of War TV series will skip the previous trilogy steeped in Greek mythology to focus on the Norse mythology arc featured in the 2018 soft reboot and recently released sequel. In fact, the official teaser states that the show will begin exactly where the 2018 game began, with Fae’s death sparking Kratos and Atreus’ journey to spread her ashes atop the highest peak of the Nine Realms.

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In case you forgot, Amazon Prime Video is also working on another highly anticipated adaptation of the game: Fallout. PlayStation Productions is also busy adapting the biggest gaming IPs, from Uncharted to The Last of Us, Gran Turismo and Horizon.

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