Review scores for Sony’s new God of War game for PlayStation 4 are now online, and one person praising Sony on the game is the gaming boss at chief competitor Microsoft. Xbox boss Phil Spencer today congratulated Sony Santa Monica and PlayStation Worldwide Studios leader Shuhei Yoshida on the positive review scores and upcoming launch.
He added, “Looks like a special launch for the franchise, great job.” Yoshida responded, thanking Spencer for his kind words.
— Phil Spencer (@XboxP3) April 12, 2018
Phil Spencer praising Sony is expected at this point. He does it frequently when Sony launches something new or exciting. His sentiments come across as genuine, and it’s encouraging to see someone at his level speaking so warmly about the competition.
Microsoft and Sony may be competitors, but they’re staffed by people; people who enjoy video games just like you and me. As Spencer has said before, console wars are not productive.
GameSpot’s God of War review scored the action game a 9/10. “God of War is no longer an old-fashioned action series. With this reboot, it confidently walks a new path that will hopefully lead to more exciting adventures to come,” reviewer Peter Brown said.
For more on the critical reaction to God of War, check out this roundup of review scores from outlets across games media. The game launches on April 20.
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