God of War PC launched: system requirements, price, how to download and more

God of War is probably one of the most famous video games of all time. This classic RPG title has ruled over gaming consoles for a long time. Now, the Greek and Norse mythology-based video game is finally debuting on Windows PC. The announcement comes close on the heels of the 2015’s role-playing game Bloodborne’s debut on Windows platfom. 

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The God of War for PC will incorporate some improvements and extended features for the transition. This includes a 21:9 aspect ratio and NVIDIA DLSS support. Furthermore, the company shared an in-depth post about the game’s minimum and recommended system requirements. Before diving into this post’s download part, check out these system requirements below.

God of War for PC: minimum, original, high, and ultra system requirement

God of War for PC 

Please make sure your PC meets these system requirements to run the game smoothly. The following is shared by Sony, and it highlights the different configuration settings from minimum to ultra. 

Minimum system requirement 

  • GPU: Nvidia GTX 960 (4GB) or better
  • CPU: Intel Core i5 2500k or above
  • RAM: 8GB or more
  • Storage: 70GB free SSD space

Original system requirement 

  • GPU: Nvidia GTX 1060 (6GB) or better
  • CPU: Intel Core i5 6600k or above
  • RAM: 8GB or more
  • Storage: 70GB free SSD space

High system requirement

  • GPU: Nvidia GTX 2070 (8GB) or better
  • CPU: Intel Core i7 7700K or above
  • RAM: 16GB or more
  • Storage: 70GB free SSD space

Ultra system requirement

  • GPU: Nvidia GTX 3080 (10GB) or better
  • CPU: Intel Core i9 9900K or above
  • RAM: 16GB or more
  • Storage: 70GB free SSD space

God of War for PC: release date and price

God of War PC release date

After eight chapters in the God of War lore, the developers are finally making the game available for Windows PC users. The PC variant of God of War has been made available on Steam starting January 14th, 2022. The game is listed on Steam for Rs 3,299 in India and can be downloaded immediately after the purchase.

God of War for PC: list of features and upgrades

God of War for PC features

When God of War was announced for PlayStation 4, it looked stunning on gaming consoles. Later on, the game captured the hearts of gamers when it was added to PS5 and was made available in 4K 60 fps. Now, the classic game is coming to PC, and it offers a lot more than its previous versions. Here is a list of features you can expect from the upcoming PC version of the game. 

  • Unlocked frame rate
  • Enhanced high fidelity graphics for better screen-space reflections, higher resolution, smooth gameplay and addition of GTAO and SSDO.
  • Support for NVIDIA DLSS and NVIDIA Reflex.
  • Built-in support for DualShock 4 and DualSense controllers for PC
  • Better viewing experience with Ultrawide 21:9 aspect ratio

God of War for PC: list of free rewards

God of War for PC free rewards

If the enhancements weren’t enough, players could get their hands on some free stuff as well. Here are some of the free things you’ll get after purchasing the game via Steam.

  • Death’s Vow Armor Sets 
  • Exile’s Guardian Shield Skin   
  • Buckler of the Forge Shield Skin   
  • Shining Elven Soul Shield Skin   
  • Dökkenshieldr Shield Skin

God of War for PC: how to download, install and play the game on PC?

God of War for PC download

Once released, the game will be available on Steam. Interested gamers can purchase the game via their credit cards or debit cards. Here is a quick look at the whole process of downloading, installing and running God of War on Windows PC. 

  1. Open Google Chrome, Microsoft Edge, or any other web browser currently installed on your computer
  2. Type in the URL bar and press Enter. 
  3. Once you’re on the website, click on the ‘Install Steam’ button (available in the top-right corner of the screen)
  4. Download and Install the Steam application and sign up for a Steam user account
  5. If you already have a user account, click on login and enter your Steam login credentials
  6. Once you’re inside the account, search for God of War for PC
  7. Now, click on the Add to Cart option
  8. Go to the Cart and make the payment 
  9. Complete the payment procedure and purchase the game
  10. Once you’ve completed these steps, the game will automatically download and install on your system 
  11. Follow the on-screen instructions from there and complete the installation 
  12. Once installed, close Steam and other background applications and double-click on the God of War icon on the screen to play the game
Ashish Khaitan

Ashish Khaitan is a Delhi University graduate with 2+ years of experience in tech writing. He has written troubleshooting guides for hardware and software products, and has previously worked for publications like AnimeIndia and OTAKUSMART. Ashish covers deals, gaming and features on Pricebaba. He enjoys reading comics and is a big fan of Japanese anime.