The next instalment in the globally beloved God of War series has allegedly been sold early and spoilers are running amuck on the net. 

God of War: Ragnarok, the highly anticipated sequel to 2018’s God of War, is expected to release on November 9th. However, it has apparently hit the shelves slightly earlier than anticipated. 

A US retailer has sold the game to players and now streams, screenshots and story details are popping up all over the place. Naturally, this has been very upsetting for fans of the series and the developers of Ragnarok. 

Though we won’t be sharing any of those spoilers here, fans are being warned to quickly look away if they stumble across any unexpected Ragnarok content. 

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Producer of the game Cory Barlog, went to Twitter to vocalise his frustration with the leak. 

“You know, right now, I can really understand the benefit of having just an installer on the physical disc,” wrote Barlog. “A retailer selling the game nearly TWO WEEKS before release. Just so disappointing. Sorry to everyone that you have to dodge spoilers if you want to play the game fresh. Completely fucking stupid you have to do this.”

“This is not at all how any of us at [Santa Monica Studio] wanted things to go.”

“Just so beyond frustrated. Feel terrible for the team. This whole ordeal is incredibly stressful for us all. Mental health break time.”

God of War: Ragnarok follows the continued adventures of Kratos and his son Atreus. In the game, the pair begin to traverse the nine realms to seek out a means to prevent Ragnarok while attempting to uncover answers behind Atreus’ identity as Loki. 

For us normies, the game will be released on Playstation 4 and Playstation 5, on November 9th. 

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