Sony Corp. this week announced a new multiplayer mode for God of War: Ascension for the Playstation 3.
The online and offline multiplayer mode can include up to eight players in various modes with custom characters.
God of War: Ascension, which is a prequel to the God of War franchise, will feature Kratos prior to his consumption of rage when he breaks a blood-oath to an unjust god.
The final game will include a revamped combat and weapon system, mini-games, and new puzzle challenges.
Sony in Mar. 2010 released God of War III to the PS3.