The director for God of War just made a very strange tweet that might be the precursor to a new game announcement.
Or maybe he just likes space.
God of War came out in 2018 and received instant critical and commercial success. If you own a PlayStation 4 and haven’t played God of War, then you owe it to yourself to play this game.
Fans have been crying out for more God of War ever since then, and it looks like their cries may soon be answered but maybe not in the way they’d hoped.
Cory Barlog, game director for God of War over at Sony’s Santa Monica Studio, tweeted out on Thursday a cryptic message. At the top is just a line and a dot, followed by the words “end transmission.” Then after that more dots in descending order.
—-— Cory Barlog (@corybarlog) November 7, 2019
The folks over at Twinfinite helpfully pointed out that this could be morse code and then translated it for us. The first part reads “N”, then “end transmission,” and then “SIE.” Cory’s Twitter profile has more morse code as well that reads “55HSIE.”
“SIE” likely stands for Sony Interactive Entertainment, while the “N” could mean almost anything. “55H” is likely a countdown meaning 55 hours, which would put the announcement time at roughly 2:45 PM on Saturday, Eastern Standard Time.
One last clue is Cory’s profile art--it’s all space-related. We see the Voyager probe as Cory’s Twitter avatar, while the rest of his page is an image from the Hubble Space Telescope showing various galaxies in the universe.
If we had to guess, we’d take this message to mean that a new game will be announced Saturday afternoon that has something to do with space. A sci-fi shooter? A space opera adventure game to take on The Outer Worlds? A new Star Trek title? We can only speculate, but there’s the remaining mystery of what the “N” could signify.
Whatever it means, we’ll find out on Saturday. Hopefully.