God OF War: Ascension Launched in India at Rs 2999

By: Vinayak

March 13th, It was midnight and a few anxious minds had awaited long for this moment. Their wait would at last be rewarded, as Sony's much awaited 7th instalment to the God Of War series would finally hit retail shelves in India .

Game4u, the retail arm of Milestone Interactive Group, officially announced that they would be launching God Of War: Ascension in India simultaneously across multiple venues. Fans started lining up in front of the stores, itching to get their hands on, yet another saga of Kratos. As the clock struck 12, the doors were open and all rushed in to be the first to own the epic game, exclusively available for PS3.

The game, as Gizbot reported earlier, came in two editions, standard edition which was priced at Rs. 2999 and Special edition which was priced at Rs. 3299. Game4u's also gave away exclusive bonus to God of War: Ascension pre-order customers, including a God of War Mug, Boxer Shorts, Omega PS3 Skin, Omega Neck Chain, Mythological Heroes Pack DLC and the Blade of Judgment DLC. Customers also got one month free PlayStation Plus subscription.

 Venues of the Launch

 Game4u Game4u, Mega Mall, Oshiwara, Mumbai,

 Game4u, Infiniti Mall, Malad, Mumbai

 Game4u, MGF Metropolis, Gurgaon

 Game4u, MBD Neopolis, Ludhiana

 Blur, Satyam Theatre Complex, Chennai

 Game Shoppee, Ashok Nagar, Chennai

 Kavita Toys, Navrangpura, Ahmedabad

 Landmark, Vasant Kunj, Delhi

 Landmark, Forum Mall, Koramangala, Bangalore

 New Games N Gadgets, Jayanagar, Bangalore

 Venus Games, Church Street, Bangalore

Game4u flagship store in Mega Mall, Mumbai reported a turnout of 50 people. The enthusiastic crowd were eager to be the first, to try out the game at the demo kiosks, which were setup in the venue. Well, there was also the female version of kratos. A cosplay artist dressed as kratos did steal the show a bit, as fans waited turns to take snaps with her.

Stay tuned to GizBot for more updates!

God Of War: Ascension Launch

God Of War: Ascension Launch

God Of War: Ascension Launch

God Of War: Ascension Launch

God Of War: Ascension Launch

God Of War: Ascension Launch

God Of War: Ascension Launch

God Of War: Ascension Launch

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Meanwhile, in Bangalore, a few fans complained about the lack of promotions about the event. Pradeep Kumar, Regional Sales Manager of Milestone said " It was difficult to get permission from the authorities to set up the events in Bangalore and therefore the promotion process was effected ". Perhaps, the midnight time-frame did play a major role in that.

God of War: Ascension is the prequel to the original God of War, presents an unexpected and riveting journey that tells the dark and more human past of Kratos, before he became the "Ghost of Sparta. For the first time, you get to take the combat online with a new, more empowering multiplayer experience. Check out the gameplay demo of God of War: Ascension below

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