News | Ghost of Tsushima film script writer announced

It is known who will write the script of the upcoming Ghost of Tsushima film adaptation: Takashi Doscher.

As stated by  Deadline. Doscher has previously written the script for the sci-fi film Only, the thriller Still and the documentary A Fighting Chance. According to Deadline, the film is still an early production and specific details are not forthcoming.

Early last year it was announced that Sony Pictures and PlayStation Productions are working on a film based on Ghost of Tsushima. The director is Chad Stahelski, who also directed the John Wick films. Sucker Punch, the game’s developer, is helping.

Ghost of Tsushima will be released in 2020 on PlayStation 4 and in 2021 on PlayStation 5 and see players as samurai Jin liberate Japan’s Tsushima Islands from a Mongol invasion. The game has been praised for its interesting open world, colorful graphics and odes to the samurai movies. It’s likely that Sucker Punch is working on a sequel to the game.

News | Ghost of Tsushima Update Adds Outfit Based On Horizon

A free update to Ghost of Tsushima: Director's Cut has added a main character outfit inspired by Aloy from the Horizon games.

Update 2.15 is now available. The new outfit for Jun Sakai is very similar to Aloy’s outfit.
Players must travel to the north of Iki Island, where they can solve a puzzle near the repaired Wind Shrine to unlock the outfit.

The new update also brings several improvements, especially in Legends mode. For example, there is now a Platinum difficulty setting for Survival that will give players more challenges and unlock more powerful gear.

News | Ghost of Tsushima: Director's Cut Launch Trailer

Sony has released a launch trailer for Ghost of Tsushima: Director's Cut, due out Friday.

In addition to an all-new island in the form of Iki Island, the Director’s Cut features all of the content from the original PlayStation 4 game, as well as all of the content released since then. In addition to the new story and characters, the island features new environments to explore, new protective gear for Jin and his horse to unlock, and new enemies and mini-games to find.

On PlayStation 5, the game is also improved in several areas. For example, the lips of characters now move with the recorded Japanese voices, the haptic feedback of the DualSense controller is fully utilized, there is 3D audio, a 4k resolution, frame rates that aim for 60 fps and improved loading times.

The Director’s Cut will be available separately on PS4 ($59.99) and PS5 ($69.99), but people who already own the PlayStation 4 version of Ghost of Tsushima can upgrade to the Director’s Cut for $20 on PS4, and for $30 on PS5. In addition, all saved progression can be transferred to the Director’s Cut, even when switching from PS4 to PS5.

News | Free Expansion for Legends Mode Ghost of Tsushima Revealed

An expansion for Ghost of Tsushima's Legends mode is coming out.

It’s about Rivals. While in the  also free to download  Legends mode players work together in cooperative missions, in Rivals you have to compete against each other by defeating as many enemies as possible. With each defeated enemy, Magatama is unlocked, which can get in the way of the other team. The expansion will be available on September 3.

Incidentally, a standalone version of Legends will also be released on September 3. This will cost 20 euros and is for people who only want to play the cooperative mode.

As previously announced, Ghost of Tsushima’s Director’s Cut will be released on August 20 for PS4 and PS5. This also includes the Legends mode and all associated content. From then on, the developer also has to make various adjustments to the mode, based on feedback from players. For example, the Survival mode will be shortened and weekly challenges will become available. From September 10 to October 1, Sucker Punch should add new content to the mode every week.

News | Sucker Punch is working on a standalone Ghost of Ikishima expansion

Ghost of Tsushima developer Sucker Punch Productions may be working on a standalone expansion for the game.

That reports Xbox Era journalist Nick Baker. Baker recently correctly predicted unannounced games, including the sequel to Mario + Rabbids: Kingdom Battle.

The game would be called ‘Ghost of Ikishima’ and should be released this year. In response to a tweet, Baker reveals that the game’s concept is similar to Uncharted: The Lost Legacy and Spider-Man: Miles Morales, presumably making it smaller in size. Platforms are still unknown.

Ikishima, in Dutch Ika, is a smaller island southeast of Tsushima. In 1274, the same year Ghost of Tsushima takes place, Iki was also conquered by the Mongols.

The game has not been officially announced yet.

News | Ghost of Tsushima directors receive award from the actual island of Tsushima's mayor .

Ghost of Tsushima directors Nate Fox and Jason Conell receive an award from the mayor of the actual city of Tsushima.

Mayor Hiroki Hitakatsu says in a statement that both are being rewarded for spreading Tsushima’s name and history.

“Even a lot of Japanese people don’t know the history of the Gen-ko period. When it comes to the world, the name and location of Tsushima is literally unknown, so I can’t thank them enough for telling our story. with such phenomenal graphics and deep storytelling. “

Fox and Conell are official Tourism Ambassadors, ‘until they don’t want the title anymore’. Hitakatsu also says it is working with developer Sucker Punch and Sony Interactive Entertainment to create a tourism campaign based on the game.

Ghost of Tsushima was released for PlayStation 4 last year. The game tells the story of the Mongol invasion of the island of Tsushima and sold 5 million units.

News | Ghost of Tsushima will receive outfits based on PlayStation franchises

Free outfits have been released for Ghost of Tsushima based on well-known PlayStation franchises.

The free update adds main character Jin outfits based on God of War, Bloodborne, Horizon Zero Dawn and Bloodborne. Players can unlock the outfits until January 15 by completing a story or survival mission with the four different classes.

It’s not the first free content to come to the PlayStation 4 game. Previously, a multiplayer mode in the form of Legends has already been added to the game.

News | Ghost of Tsushima: Legends and New Game + are coming October 16th

The previously announced Legends cooperative multiplayer mode for Ghost of Tsushima will be released on October 16. Developer Sucker Punch has announced this via the PlayStation Blog.

Ghost of Tsushima: Legends is a free update to the PS4-exclusive game, released earlier this year. In the new mode, you can compete with friends. There are story missions for two players, or survival missions for groups of four. Another raid will be added later this year.

Players must first download version 1.1 of the game, then they can find the free update on PlayStation Store. A PlayStation Plus subscription is required to play with others online. You can start Legends by talking to the new character Gyozen the Storyteller in-game, or by launching it directly from the main menu.

In addition to the new game mode, other updates are also being made for the game. For example, New Game + is added, which allows you to restart the game after you finish it. You then keep all earned upgrades, but the difficulty level is also increased (although you can adjust it manually).

Furthermore, new options are added to the photo mode and it becomes easier to switch between different sets of gear and talismans.

News | Ghost of Tsushima is getting free co-op experience this fall

Ghost of Tsushima will be releasing a free update this fall that adds a cooperative multiplayer experience to the game.

Called Ghost of Tsushima: Legends, this experience is a new mode where players take on linear missions together with friends. The multiplayer mode does not take place in the open world of the main game. In these missions, players choose from four different classes, Samurai, Hunter, Ronin and Assassin, with each player having their own unique skills.

The narrative co-op missions feature different types of enemies based on Japanese myths. Where the main game focuses mainly on history, there are supernatural situations and enemies in Legends. The mode also includes a Survival mode, which is basically a horde mode and lets players fight against persistent waves of enemies.

Players who complete all missions in Legends and Survival will gain access to a Raid. However, this Raid will not be available at launch. There aren’t any more details about this.

The free Ghost of Tsushima: Legends update should be available to all owners of the PS4 game sometime this fall.

News | Ghost of Tsushima sells 2.4 million units in three days

Ghost of Tsushima has sold 2.4 million units worldwide within three days. This makes it the fastest-selling new Sony IP.

As revealed on Sony’s Twitter. That makes the game sell faster than Horizon Zero Dawn, the previous fastest-selling new Sony exclusive. It was recently announced that The Last of Us: Part 2 is currently the fastest-selling PS4 exclusive game ever, with 4 million copies sold in the opening weekend.

Ghost of Tsushima was released last week and got an 9,0 in our review.