Data miner stumbles upon a Steam listing for God of War while trying to unlock GeForce NOW games
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Igor Jhuly, a C++ coder and data miner, appears to have stumbled on a GeForce NOW listing for 2018’s God of War, alongside a number of other titles that were never officially announced for the cloud gaming service. What’s especially interesting here is that the GeForce NOW listing indicates that the game needs to be launched through Steam. This raises the possibility that, like Horizon: Zero Dawn, Days Gone, and Death Stranding, God of War might also make its way over to Steam.
Igor took a look at the log files generated by the GeForce NOW application to find a URL that allowed him to carry out GraphQL queries to identify a complete list of games up on the GeForce NOW servers (including those that weren’t on the current whitelist).
By having the GeForce NOW client application download the complete list, the data miner made a number of discoveries. Apart from finding a number of titles that NVIDIA earlier removed, Jhuly found a full listing for 2018’s God of War, with a brief description, and a mention of keyboard and mouse support. Tellingly, the GeForce NOW description stated that “you must login to your Steam account,” to play the game. While this isn’t exactly confirmation, it’s a strong indication that Sony is planning to bring the God of War franchise over to PC in the months to come.