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God of War III confirmed for March 25 in Japan

Thursday, 7th January 2010 13:52 GMT By Johnny Cullen

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Sony Computer Entertainment Japan has confirmed that God of War III will release in the country on March 25.

The game will be released separately as well as being bundled in the God of War Trillogy edition, consisting of GoW III and the God of War Collection, which Capcom and not Sony is publishing.

So far, all that has been confirmed for a release in Europe and the US is spring 2010.

There is no confirmation yet, though, on the date that was given to Gran Turismo 5 by main Japanese retailers, which is also the same date GoW III goes on sale, March 25.

SCEJ also confirmed a re-print of Shadow of the Colossus will be released on February 4 for ¥1,800.

We’ll email SCEE about a European date for GoW III, but word to the wise: don’t hold your breath.

Thanks, Siliconera.

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  1. JonFE

    Has the EU GoW Ultimate edition been spotted for pre-order yet?

    #1 5 years ago
  2. Progguitarist

    Yay Japan!

    #2 5 years ago
  3. AHA-Lambda

    “Has the EU GoW Ultimate edition been spotted for pre-order yet?”

    I haven’t seen it yet and I still have no idea how much it costs :(

    If it is above £80 then I ain’t touching it.

    #3 5 years ago
  4. AHA-Lambda

    http://www.game.co.uk/God-of-War-3-Trilogy/~r345879/

    price confirmed at £110 D:

    #4 5 years ago
  5. Blerk

    Howfuckingmuch?!

    #5 5 years ago
  6. Psychotext

    Oh for fuck’s sake. Screw that.

    #6 5 years ago
  7. AHA-Lambda

    If gamestation stocks it then I MIGHT get it cheaper cos I have a student discount but man :(

    This might just tempt me to getting the AVP Hunter Edition >_>

    #7 5 years ago
  8. Johnny Cullen

    Pardon moi? 8O

    I’ll get onto SCEE about this.

    #8 5 years ago
  9. AHA-Lambda

    Johnny please tell me it’s not true PLEASE I wanted this really badly too :(

    #9 5 years ago
  10. Psychotext

    Here’s what their response will be…

    “We expect consumers to think to themselves ‘I will work more hours to buy one’. We want people to feel that they want it, irrespective of anything else”

    #10 5 years ago
  11. Johnny Cullen

    I just shot off an email.

    I’ll let you know asap once I hear anything.

    #11 5 years ago
  12. Blerk

    Can’t you just buy the discs without the ridiculous box and all the extraneous shit?

    #12 5 years ago
  13. AHA-Lambda

    I would do that but isn’t GOW collection only available in this set? O_o

    Anyone know if GOW collection is being released as a standalone?

    #13 5 years ago
  14. Psychotext

    You’d have to import the remastered games, they’re only going to be available in that crazy edition.

    #14 5 years ago
  15. AHA-Lambda

    oh for **** sake!

    #15 5 years ago
  16. Blerk

    /slow clap

    #16 5 years ago
  17. No_PUDding

    That’s a lot of money….

    Surely it’s one of those mistakes where you can buy something for way cheap anyway?

    Anyway, Poseidon looks great, but I don’t really care otherwise :D

    I definately am not there with God of War.

    #17 5 years ago
  18. Psychotext

    Depends if it’s Game exclusive or not. The price is probably right… apparently in Sweden it’s going to be selling for the equivalent of £179.

    #18 5 years ago
  19. Johnny Cullen

    Blerk – I asked SCEE as well if they’re going to do a mini bundle with just the games.

    Again, if I hear anything, I’ll let you know.

    #19 5 years ago
  20. JonFE

    Well, I placed my pre-order; Thanks AHA-Lambda – I think ;)

    Psycho, it will be stupid of Sony to make the remastered versions only available through this package, don’t you think?

    /When you’re not part of the solution, blah blah blah…
    Pathetic, I know…

    #20 5 years ago
  21. Psychotext

    That’s what they said… don’t ask me.

    Maybe they’ll change their mind if nutters with more money than sense don’t order the mental edition… :P

    #21 5 years ago
  22. AHA-Lambda

    Hmmm…gamestation apparently does have it for order aswell *strokes beard* given the fact I have s discount and vouchers from xmas I could get this edition for about £50 *strokes beard*

    This better be available instore cos otherwise sony can shove it

    #22 5 years ago