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 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.