What a 12 months it’s been! As we method the one-year anniversary of Ghost of Tsushima, we’re so grateful for the outpouring of affection you’ve despatched us since launch. It means a lot to see how Jin’s story has resonated with all of you, and we really feel extremely fortunate to have such devoted and supportive followers.
We’ve thought rather a lot about how one can develop Jin’s story, and we’ve additionally spent the final 12 months poring over your entire suggestions about how we may enhance the expertise of taking part in Ghost of Tsushima. We’ve been laborious at work on a model new version of the sport, which not solely features a new chapter in Jin’s journey, but additionally some new updates which can be a direct response to a number of the group’s most-requested options.
We’re completely satisfied to announce that on August 20, we’ll be releasing Ghost of Tsushima Director’s Lower on each PS5 and PS4 consoles. This new version comes packed not solely with the unique sport and each piece of further content material we’ve launched thus far, however a brand-new journey for Jin alongside a bunch of recent options that we’re excited to disclose.
If you happen to’re a historical past buff, you might know that along with Tsushima, the neighboring island of Iki was additionally invaded throughout this time interval. Right now we’re excited to disclose that a complete new chapter in Jin’s journey is coming and can happen on Iki. On this new story, Jin travels to the island to research rumors of a Mongol presence. However quickly, he finds himself caught up in occasions with deeply private stakes that can power him to relive some traumatic moments from his previous.
We’ll have extra to share in regards to the story of Iki quickly, however at this time we will affirm that past a complete new story and new characters, this new island additionally options tons of recent content material together with model new environments to discover, new armor for Jin in addition to his horse, new mini-games, new strategies, new enemy sorts, and far more. There are even new animals to pet!
On each platforms, Director’s Lower will even supply new Trophies to unlock for the brand new Iki content material.
A surprising vista from Iki Island
PS5 unique options
Whereas Director’s Lower gamers on each PS4 and PS5 will be capable of expertise the Iki Island content material, PlayStation 5 gamers may have entry to some further new options.
We’ve heard your suggestions in regards to the lack of Japanese lip sync within the authentic model of Ghost of Tsushima, and it’s one thing we labored laborious to handle on this new launch. Due to the PS5’s capacity to render cinematics in actual time, cutscenes in Ghost of Tsushima and on Iki Island on PS5 will now supply lip sync for Japanese voice over.
We’re additionally completely satisfied to substantiate that Ghost of Tsushima, Ghost of Tsushima: Legends, and the brand new Iki Island enlargement will all reap the benefits of haptic suggestions and adaptive triggers within the Director’s Lower. There will even be enhancements to 3D audio* on PS5, in addition to drastically improved load instances, 4K decision choices** and framerates focusing on 60 FPS.
Above screenshots from Ghost of Tsushima on PS5
Transferring your progress
If you happen to already personal Ghost of Tsushima on PS4, you’ll be capable of switch your save to PS5 to choose up the place you left off. For brand spanking new gamers, the brand new Iki Island content material will probably be obtainable starting in Act 2 of Ghost of Tsushima, after you’ve made your approach to the Toyotama area.
Jin explores the gorgeous Iki Island
Alongside the Director’s Lower, anybody who already owns Ghost of Tsushima will be capable of obtain a patch containing some new updates. As soon as once more, many of those updates are immediately because of the fixed stream of suggestions you’ve been offering us since launch, which we’re extraordinarily appreciative of.
All gamers will obtain a patch with some new picture mode updates, new accessibility choices for controller remapping, in addition to the choice to allow a goal lock-on throughout fight. And for the one who tweets at us on a regular basis asking for an choice to cover your quiver throughout gameplay: sure, we’ll be including that, too!
Lastly, for Ghost of Tsushima: Legends followers, we’ll even be releasing some new updates, together with an all-new mode that we’re excited to element within the weeks to return. All Ghost of Tsushima: Legends*** updates will probably be obtainable at no further cost to house owners of any model of Ghost of Tsushima on both platform.
Pre-orders and upgrades
Ghost of Tsushima Director’s Lower will launch on August 20 for $69.99 USD on PS5 and $59.99 USD on PS4.
You’ll be capable of pre-order digitally at PlayStation Retailer, or bodily variations from varied retailers. If you happen to pre-order at collaborating retailers, you’ll obtain a digital mini soundtrack with tracks from the unique Ghost of Tsushima in addition to two new songs from Iki Island, and a digital artwork e book that includes a number of artwork from Ghost of Tsushima in addition to 10 new items of Iki Island idea artwork.
Pre-order at PS Retailer any time earlier than launch and also you’ll get entry to obtain the PS4 model of Ghost of Tsushima instantly, so you can begin experiencing the primary sport early and switch your progress to choose up the place you left off when the Director’s Lower launches in August.
Jin pauses to apply his flute on Iki Island
If you happen to already personal Ghost of Tsushima on PS4:
- You possibly can pre-order an improve to Director’s Lower on PS4 for $19.99 USD. This improve will develop into obtainable beginning on August 20.
Beginning on August 20:
- If you happen to purchased Director’s Lower PS4, you’ll be capable of improve to Director’s Lower PS5 at any time for $9.99 USD
- You can too improve immediately (from authentic Ghost of Tsushima PS4) to Director’s Lower on PS5 for $29.99 USD
Extra particulars about upgrades will probably be obtainable at PlayStation Retailer nearer to launch.
Thanks once more to everybody for making this such a particular 12 months. We are able to’t wait to share extra about Iki Island with you quickly!
*3D audio with stereo headphones (analog or USB)
**4K show required
***PlayStation Plus membership required for on-line multiplayer. PlayStation Plus membership is topic to a recurring subscription payment taken mechanically till cancellation. Age restrictions apply. Full phrases: play.st/PSPlusTerms