Sony is pursuing TV show adaptations for some of its most popular video gaming franchises God of War and Horizon. Sony unveiled the two new TV series during the Q&A portion of its most recent investor briefing.
Sony plans to release the God of War series on Amazon Prime, the Horizon series on Netflix, and Gran Turismo for TV, according to an IGN report. Other popular possibilities that are already said to be in the works will be joined by the new list of games. The Last of Us series is already on its way to HBO.
There hasn’t been any information on when these series will be released. A tweet from David Gibson, however, has corroborated the information.
PlayStation Productions, Sony’s commercial section in charge of bringing PlayStation games to TV and movies, will develop some of these projects. Sony said in May 2021 that it was developing ten TV shows/movies based on its games, and these three new are in addition to the ones we already know about.
They include the recently released Uncharted film starring Tom Holland, as well as Chad Stahelski’s forthcoming Ghost of Tsushima, HBO’s The Last of Us series, and the Twisted Metal program from the creators of Bob’s Burgers.
God of War and Horizon
God of war is among the most popular RPG games featuring Kratos, the “God of War“. The game started with Greek mythology and is now focused on Norse mythology. God of War: Ragnarok is the next episode in the God of War series, in which Kratos and his son Atreus strive to reach the pinnacle of Norse mythology gods.
While Horizon on the contrary Horizon is set in a bleak post-apocalyptic world ruled by dinosaur-shaped robots. The game is one of the most beautiful depictions of a ruined planet.
The announcement has caused an uproar in the gaming community, as fans would love to see whether the makers could justify the personage of the protagonists and the antagonists.