God of War Ragnarök: the PETA association denounces the game and calls for a mod without violence against animals

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In video games, especially in the saga God of War and of his new opus God of War: Ragnarök, we care very little about the fate of the enemies we knock out. the chain. They are just obstacles in our path. And sometimes these enemies are animals. Killing or abandoning animals isn't to everyone's taste, like PETA, has come to the defense of the largest of them.

God of War Ragnarök: the association PETA denounces the game and calls for a mod without violence against animals

God of War: Don't touch the big dog!

For the past few days, fans of Santa Monica Studio have been able to lay their fingers on the latest opus in the adventures of Kratos and his son Atreus. The exclusivity; PS5 was highly anticipated by fans of the game's first reboot and it is already here. competing for Game of the Year. The jury will have to decide between God of War: Ragnarök and Elden Ring with difficulty., and the duel promises to be breathless. However, this is not what interests us here, since some people, through the game, like to convey messages of general interest.

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< p>Indeed, on Twitter, the official account of PETA (People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals) questioned accounts of Santa Monica Studio and Cory Barlog, game developer to invite them to do not abandon the giant wolves of 18 meters, remember that a wolf or a dog, even so big, needs a warm home. Finally, they even asked; to whatever is created a “no animal abuse” game mode.

BOY! It's like the Great Gray Wolf Sif [Dark Souls], once again ! If you're cold, they're cold! Tyr was wrong to chain this pup and leave him outside in the freezing cold of Helheim. Santa Monica, we need a PETA mod to make God of War: Ragnarök playable. without animal abuse!

Cory Barlog, you're giving us Sif flashbacks! It's not because Tyr chained this puppy and left him to Helheim that he had to be a boss! You have the power to create a PETA mode so that the game can be played. without violence against animals!

PETA: not their first publicity stunt

These tweets have generated many questions from the followers of the mentioned accounts. Some even questioning whether or not PETA knows these are pixels, or whether they know wolves can live just fine in the cold. Cory Barlog even responded, while maintaining that the studio does not encourage no time cruelty animal.

You know that's not a real wolf, right? We do not encourage anyone to to fight or to mistreat any animal in the real world.

Although some may find this kind of communication aggressive, it must be recognized that it was efficient. With winter approaching, animal protection associations are stepping up their efforts to raise awareness against the abandonment of pets that cannot have a warm home. their layout. God of War: Ragnarök is not the first game in PETA's sights. In 2020, they already had; used the Animal Crossing: New Horizons game to raise awareness about intensive fishing and the disappearance of exotic fish from their natural habitats.

< p>God of War Ragnarök: the association PETA denounces the game and calls for a mod without violence against animals