The first trailer for God of War: Ragnarok not only left an incredible urge to drive the new adventure of Kratos and Atreus, which ends the Viking stage of the saga, also generated some controversy on social media among players who think that Thor’s model it does not correspond to the original version of the Norse god. Far from re-entering the debate over whether the Thor of God of War: Ragnarok more or less resembles a mythological figure of which there is little written evidence left, the truth is that the appearance of the character was decided long before of the release of this second installment of the series.
Already in 2018, in the first installment of the series, There is a scene in which Mimir calls Thor “fat dobber”, something we could translate as “big traitor” or something similar. “Odin erected this statue in honor of his son Thor. Seeing all that the Serpent of the World bores to this big traitor, it must have been a kind of look- », says Mimir in one of the encounters of Kratos and Atreus with the serpent of the world.
– Joe Miller (@ JoeMiller101) September 19, 2021
No wonder, according to Norse mythology, Thor is the one who banishes the Serpent of the World to the Sea of Midgard, where it will remain closed until the day of the Ragnarok, when it escapes and fights with the son of Odin in a battle from which only one will emerge victorious. We’ll see if God Of War: Ragnarok rescues any fragment of this legend and shows the confrontation of the two eternal rivals.
God of War: Ragnarok will go on sale in 2022 for PS4 and PS5, although at the moment has no specific release date. We will have to keep waiting for news in the coming months.