God of War Ragnarok ‘Leak’ Release Date Looks Like a Placeholder

Twitter user PlayStation Game Size, who is known for extracting data from PlayStation Network servers, has found a release date for the highly anticipated God of War Ragnarok. The game is slated to release on September 30, 2022, and while we understand all the excitement, this is very much like a placeholder.

We say it’s a placeholder because September 30 is not only the last day of the month, it’s also the end of the third financial quarter. However, this could be means Sony is eyeing a Q3 2022 release window for the Santa Monica Studio tent pole. Additionally, September 30 is a Friday and many AAA franchises have recently switched from Tuesday to Friday launches. Nevertheless, it’s unlikely we’ll get a release date anytime soon.

In development for the PlayStation 4 and PlayStation 5, God of War Ragnarok was delayed due to challenges posed by Covid-19, but Kratos voice actor Christopher Judge took some of the blame. Judge revealed he had difficulty walking in August 2019, requiring immediate surgery. Santa Monica Studio has paused development to give Judge time for rehab.

“To the beloved fandom, Ragnarok delayed because of me,” Judge tweeted in September. “August 2019 I could not walk. Had to have back surgery, both hip replacements and knee surgery. They also waited for me to kick the habit…’

We will inform our readers if there are any updates regarding this “leak”.