When does God of War on PC unlock in your time zone?

kratos in god of war
(Image credit: Sony)

The God of War PC unlock time isn't far away at all now, so if you remember the pain of missing out on Kratos' beard when he returned to PlayStation in 2018, your patience will soon be rewarded. Yes, God of War on PC is finally a thing.

Even though few of us PC players believed that Sony's exclusives would ever see the light of day on our monitors, some of the PlayStation's best games have made the multi-platform leap in recent months, like God of War and Horizon: Zero Dawn. And the not-so-good ones—sorry, Days Gone.

So you can't win 'em all, but Sony Santa Monica's God of War reboot is certainly the entry I'd choose to get the port treatment first. The original trilogy and spin-offs were fun with decent, combo-filled combat systems, but Kratos—thanks in no small part to his son, Atreus—is a much more well-rounded character here. He's part of a story that's plenty more than just killing increasingly powerful deities and having increasingly adolescent strops.

Anyway, here's the God of War PC release time, so you can find out when you can get behind the handle of that legendary axe.

God of War PC unlock time

As per the tweet from Sony below, the God of War PC release time is 8am PST / 11am EST on January 14, 2022. Here's how that works out for some major territories:

  • New York: 11am
  • Los Angeles: 8am
  • London: 4pm
  • France: 5pm
  • New Delhi: 3am (January 15)

If your area isn't listed, take a look at this time zone converter.

If you've pre-ordered the game, you might as well get your pre-load started on Steam. It's also available to buy on the Epic Games Store, but without the pre-load option. Steam's is live now, though, giving you a chance to get a head start on the (gulp) 70GB download. Before you do that, it's worth you taking a look at the God of War PC system requirements.

Either way, when it lands on Friday, God of War on PC will be the best way to play, in my view at least. one of the best games of the last five years. That means DLSS, Reflect, 4K support, unlocked frame rates, and more.

Harry Shepherd

UK — After collecting and devouring piles of print gaming guides in his younger days, Harry has been creating 21st century versions for the past five years as Guides Writer at PCGamesN and Guides Editor at PC Gamer. He has also produced features, reviews, and even more guides for Trusted Reviews, TechRadar and Top Ten Reviews. He's been playing and picking apart PC games for over two decades, from hazy memories of what was probably a Snake knock-off on his first rig when he was seven to producing informative guides on football simulators, open-world role-playing games, and shooters today. So many by now he steadfastly refuses to convey information unless it’s in clickable online form.