46w ago - Today Sony PlayStation Public Relations Manager Aram Jabbari has officially announced that the God of War: Ascension PS3 Multiplayer Beta is open to all PSN users.
Below are the details, to quote: You've likely read or seen the many posts over the past month regarding the God of War: Ascension Multiplayer Beta.
At first it was available only to participants of the "Rise of the Warrior" experience on the God of War Web site (which is now relaunched, new and improved, and ready to dole out even more extras for series fans).
Then it was only accessible to PlayStation Plus members (as if they needed any more exclusive content, what with their free Instant Game Collection and countless discounts).
Now, we're excited to announce that we're opening up the Ascension MP Beta to all PlayStation Network users for a very limited time. Starting now and lasting through the holiday weekend--provided you've got a PlayStation 3 and a valid North American PlayStation Network account- you're in!
Think of it as a sampling- nay, a slice- of the benefits and rewards showered upon PlayStation Plus members month after month. Wish you could have played the Beta for longer than a few days? Wish you could get more first looks...
46w ago - Sony Community Strategist Aaron Kaufman at Santa Monica Studios has made available a new God of War: Ascension PS3 single player campaign demo video this weekend with details below.
To quote: Six months have passed since Kratos stood over the bodies of his wife and daughter, his hands stained with their blood - tricked by Ares into murdering the only people he ever loved.
Swearing to avenge them, Kratos broke the blood oath that bound him to Ares, but oaths to Olympus are not so easily broken. This is where your journey in the story of God of War: Ascension begins...
It has been well over six long, enduring months you've waited since your first look at our Ascension single-player campaign at E3 last year. So, as we get ready to close our multiplayer beta early next week, the time has come to focus on where Ascension and its story will take you this March. Here's your first glimpse:
This trailer is only a quick taste. You didn't think Ascension was only 30 seconds long, right?! We have more single-player details to unravel and showcase as we rage towards launch. Most...
47w ago - Sony Community Strategist Aaron Kaufman at Santa Monica Studio has revealed details today on the God of War: Ascension Beta rewards alongside Penny Arcade's Book of Divine Wisdom below.
To quote: If you've been participating in our God of War: Ascension Multiplayer Beta, we hope you are fulfilling your destiny and ascending as a Champion of Olympus.
Our development team greatly appreciates your efforts, and is watching your every move. Your rise truly begins on March 12th, when God of War: Ascension arrives in stores.
Here at Sony Santa Monica, with this being the first time we are bringing multiplayer to the God of War franchise, we knew creating an epic multiplayer mode worthy of standing next to our treasured single-player campaign (more on that coming soon) could qualify as the "13th Labor of Hercules."
Your feedback, participation, and excitement for the Ascension Multiplayer Beta is met with the utmost gratification, and gives us the extra push needed to drive this home for you, our fans.
With that, we'd like to bestow upon all God of War: Ascension Beta participants a "Gift from the Gods."
Anyone who participates in the Beta will receive the following two exclusive Beta rewards to adorn and equip your Champion with at launch:
48w ago - Santa Monica Studio Community Strategist Aaron Kaufman has announced that the God of War Ascension Multiplayer Beta begins today for PlayStation Plus subscribers.
To quote: Warriors of PlayStation Plus, our God of War development team here at Sony Santa Monica is proud to break open the arena gates to our God of War: Ascension Multiplayer Beta for you later this afternoon. What does this mean?
All PlayStation Plus members will be able to download the Beta software from PSN. If you have opted in for auto-download direct to your console, the Beta will be waiting for you later today on the XMB under the "Games" tab. Just click it to instantly boot up and get to the action!
If you have a PlayStation Plus 30-day trial promo code from the God of War: Saga Collection or a contest prize, redeem it today. You will have instant access to the Beta software - as well as all the other benefits of being a Plus member - for 30 days.
Be sure to visit our official GodofWar.com website where we've just launched a suite of new Beta strategy sections: God Profiles, Basic and Intermediate Tips you won't find in-game, and your keys to victory in each mode.
48w ago - Sony PlayStation Digital Platforms Community Manager Morgan Haro is here with PlayStation Plus update details which include the scoop on the God of War: Ascension Multiplayer Beta below!
To quote: 2013 is already shaping up to be a fantastic year for PlayStation Plus members with another strong offering in the month of January. Hopefully, you've been enjoying NBA Jam: On Fire Edition on your PS3 and playing Chronovolt on your PS Vita, both free to PlayStation Plus members.
This week, we've got some epic multiplayer action with the God of War: Ascension Multiplayer Beta, as well as Mega Man 9 and 10 joining PlayStation Plus. Read on to find out more.
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January 8th PlayStation Plus Update
God of War: Ascension Multiplayer Beta (PS3)
Access for Plus members
PlayStation Plus members get to be one of the first to delve in to what's sure to be one of the most epic multiplayer experiences of the year. God of War: Ascension's Multiplayer beta is offering up the signature Team Favor of the Gods mode and the yet-to-be-seen Favor of the Gods mode.
In both modes, you'll fight to reach the requisite number of favor points from...