God of War‘s current Kratos voice actor Christopher Judge has revealed that he refuses to voice a young Kratos out of respect for Terrence C. Carson, who originally voiced the series’ protagonist between 2005 and 2013. Judge lately spoke of his “reverence” for Carson’s work. This text could comprise potential spoilers, so learn at your individual danger.
Chris Judge turned down a request to voice younger Kratos in God of War
Those that’ve accomplished God of War Ragnarok‘s Valhalla DLC will be aware that a young Kratos appears in the game when the current character comes face to face with his past. However, Kratos’ youthful self doesn’t have a voice.
In a video clip printed by YouTuber AbdBay, Judge mentions being contacted lately for a job during which he needed to match the voice of Carson — a proposal that he turned down as a result of he felt it could be disrespectful in direction of Carson. He additionally spoke extremely of Carson and praised his work.
Talking of a younger Kratos, a rumor emerged final weekend that Sony’s remastering the original God of War trilogy for the PS5. We haven’t seen any concrete proof of this, however Judge’s feedback make us marvel if Carson would ever make a return.