Death Stranding is the first project Hideo Kojima and Kojima Productions have worked on since parting ways with Konami in 2015, and Hideo Kojima’s first non-Metal Gear game in many years.
Death Stranding features starring roles from a number of well-known actors, including Norman Reedus, Mads Mikkelsen, Lea Seydoux, and Lindsay Wagner.
Our latest video outlines the differences between Death Stranding Director's Cut on the PS5 and the PS4 Pro.
Whether you loved Death Stranding or hated it, don't go into the Director's Cut expecting it to sway your opinion one way or another.
You can now upload your Death Stranding save data, which you will be able to download and use in the Director's Cut on PS5.
Kojima Productions releases one last trailer before the enhanced edition's launch on September 24th for the PlayStation 5.
Previously set to be released on September 8, Kojima now seems to be saying it will come a day later, most likely during the PlayStation Showcase.
Hide Kojima's open world game returns with improvements and new content- here's what you should know about it.
It will go live at 12 AM PST/4 PM JST/8 AM BST. The game itself is out on September 24th for PS5 with PS4 owners able to upgrade for $10.
Hideo Kojima says the final trailer for the upcoming extended re-release is ready, and will likely be released later next week.
Eight new music tracks, the ability to revisit boss battles, a strange new facility with secrets, new weapons and much more have been revealed.
Geoff Keighley confirms Gamescom Opening Night Live will feature "an extended look at the gameplay" of Death's Stranding Director's Cut.
Death Stranding director Hideo Kojima recently took to Twitter to share the progress on the launch trailer for the game, citing that it's almost complete.
Head of publishing Jay Boor says the upcoming Director's Cut on PS5 will expand on the Social Strand System - more details coming soon.
If you think it makes no sense to call Death Stranding's upcoming re-release a director's cut, don't worry- the game's director agrees with you.
On top of the new missions and in-game tools and the visual and technical enhancement, the upcoming release will also add a new difficulty option to the game.
Owners of the PS4 version can upgrade to the Digital Deluxe Edition on PS5 for only $10. Save transfer from PS4 to PS5 is also supported.
New story missions, new enemies, more combat options and additional delivery methods - like the Cargo Catapult and Buddy Bot - are revealed.
Interestingly enough, the ESRB classification for the game also makes special mention of "stealth takedowns", unlike the game's PS4 and PC versions.
Kojima Productions is bringing the open world action adventure title to PS5. It will have a full reveal in the coming weeks.
Over 66 percent of total revenue for Digital Bros in 2020 was from the PC platform.
Ludvig Forssell leaves after ten years at the studio.
The legendary director seems very happy with the PC port.
It will allegedly feature new story content.
The LinkedIn profile for a former visual arts senior director at PlayStation Worldwide Studios compares it to God of War and The Last of Us.
You'll need a bigger monitor for this one.
Apparently, the game has started out well on its new platform.
Death Stranding is still an acquired taste, but on PC, it's more technically impressive than ever before.
The team remains focused on the PC version as of now.
Yoji Shinkawa hypes the new PC-only feature.
Ultrawide support, 60 frames per second and Half-Life collaboration content included in the PC port.
Could we get information about the future here?
The promotion will last until July 29th.
The bizarre epic comes to PC next month - here's everything you need to know.
Here's what you'll need to run the game at 1080p resolution and 60 fps.
Hideo Kojima also denies rumors of acquiring the copyright for Metal Gear Solid or P.T.
The delay comes after current work at home orders.
A strange film inspiring a strange game.
The once PC-exclusive feature is already out on the PS4.
The studio is working to provide support for its staff and sanitize office facilities.
The once PC exclusive extra will come to the original release soon.
The Headcrab headwear and Gravity Gloves will have some unique functions, according to Kojima.
The two might be pairing up for more upcoming projects.
A new clip shared by Kojima Productions shows one of the PC version's exclusive features.
Kojima thinks it'll take a little extra time for the unique game to sink in.
Hideo Kojima showcases the PC-exclusive photo mode.
The much anticipated PC release will use the controversial anti-piracy tool.
Photo Mode, Ultra-wide support, and Half-Life content revealed in new trailer.
Hideo Kojima's Death Stranding panel has also been cancelled.
Hideo Kojima just got back from the movies, it seems.
There was some real freaky stuff here.
Low Roar and Chvrches feature on the OST.
You can now set it to trigger the first time only or every single time a BT is close.
The actor talks about having to nail 'that' scene in the adventure game.
The Danish actor really is just the best.
The legendary Director will break down his thinking behind the game at the talk.
In true Kojima fashion, Death Stranding doesn't answer all the questions it raises.
The rating is the same as the PS4 version.
The band was clueless about what Sony was planning to use their music for.
Hideo Kojima shares an interesting tidbit of info.
Over 100,000 copies sold through the PlayStation Store.
See some rough sketches for the game's core concepts.
The marketing for the game continues even after release.
The Director hopes players were positive and motivated with the indirect connections.
The Star Wars Director has high praise for Kojima and Death Stranding.
Yes, technically he is an indie developer.
We go full circle with this short trailer.
Take a look at the changes in action.
Masahiro Sakurai is impressed with Hideo Kojima's unique open world experience.
Hideo Kojima might have a few more ideas for this new universe he's created.
No word on an English release yet.
Ken-Ichiro Imaizumi, who oversaw production for Death Stranding, has apparently left the company.
The ability to dispose of individual vehicles will also be added to the game.
It all makes sense if you really, really (really) think about it.
Hideo Kojima presents, a Hideo Kojima game patch.
One user has created a playable BT with Media Molecule's extensive creation suite.
Kojima based a lot of the game's premise on his own struggles.
Control, Resident Evil 2, and Super Smash Bros. Ultimate follow.
Find out what's needed to craft ladders, Exo Suits and special grenades.
The second week of the PS4 saw a steep decline.
What should you build and where should you place them? Find out here.
505 Games has big ambitions for the port.
Outpacing the launch sales of the likes of Sekiro, Bloodborne, and more.
The PS4 title topped Famitsu's sales charts in its debut week.
The band rocks out to scenes from the game.
This is a great-looking title and a solid benchmark against which launch-era PS5 titles should be compared.
Take down the Mules and cruise around in style with these tips.
I doubt there's any disputes.
Death Stranding is unable to outmatch Days Gone's launch sales.
But he hopes people will come to appreciate it more in a few years.
Areas with Timefall are a decent source but you'll want to hunt BTs for the real crystal hauls.
The emotion of owning a Pro, I guess.
Reconnected on Twitch.
No exclusivity controversies here.
There's a lot going on in this game- keep these pointers in mind to help make things a little smoother.
Sam was a much faster man in early builds.
It seems Kojima took a good chunk with him.
Paying homage to the next Hideo Kojima game.
Don't talk. Don't even breathe.
Watch Geoff Keighley speak with various actors en route to the live launch.
The last update before the game hits shelves.
Hideo Kojima talks about Sam, the process of his conceptualization, and how he differs from other contemporary video game protagonists.
Plenty of new footage in here.
And how he used that to turn it into one of the game's central themes.
"It is difficult to balance, but I think there’s ways to kind of really balance that out," says Kojima.
The exhibit will run from the 6th to the 9th.
Kojima's open world epic is out at the end of this week.
The man wants to eventually get into films after years of influences.
Before launch we're already at 1.03.
The stream will be hosted Geoff Keighley.
You can do it, but Kojima says you shouldn't.
More noted directors reveal they're in the game.
"I think stimulation is needed to grow," says Kojima.
Two old friends meet again.
With a little help from your friends.
A triumphant return to the spotlight for Hideo Kojima and co.
Take a holiday, Kojima-san.
Reedus describes the weird method of acting for the game.
Edited by Hideo Kojima, the nearly 8 minute long trailer is full of emotion.
The trailer will debut at 6:50 AM PST as part of Paris Games Week.
The trailer will be shown at the Paris Games Week.
Additional details on the PC version will be announced later.
The action adventure title launches for PS4 first next week.
One week ahead of the game's launch.
The Director of such works as Mad Max: Fury Road has high praise for the game.
There's a name you probably haven't heard in a good while.
He gives you a sea otter suit. No, seriously.
The tour and Kojima himself come to London.
Some more interesting details on the upcoming open world title.
The launch trailer should be coming soon.
The actor doesn't want you to be a spoil sport online.
The Japanese trailer splices together various bits of footage from previous trailers and previews.
Kojima feels one game won't be enough to establish "Strand" as a new genre.
Mark your calendars.
Welcome to the crazy mind of Hideo Kojima.
Honestly, much better looking than the regular box art.
The game's final trailer should be here soon.
The legendary Director's future wasn't all rosy after the fallout.
Kojima Productions announces a world-trotting launch event for the upcoming open world title.
The game is out in less than a month.
The game's first trailer itself was enough to clue us into that much.
Sony Worldwide Studios president Shuhei Yoshida is really impressed with what he's played of Death Stranding so far.
Strap in for the long haul on this one.
"I’ve spent two hours with it, and it blew me away," says the actor.
Hideo Kojima drops new details on his upcoming game.
The trailer lays out your mission... kind of.
Welcome back, Hideo Kojima.
The director notes that this will be the last video before the game's release.
The electro-pop group is one of many artists part of the game's Timefall album.
Baby in a jar in a controller.
The asynchronous multiplayer won't require a subscription to Sony's service.
Director Hideo Kojima thanks development team, cast, Sony, and Guerrilla Games in new tweet.
Includes a sick-looking DualShock 4 controller.
He explains it in A Hideo Kojima Tweet.
The game is out in a month and a half.
This is the power of the Social Strand System.
"I don't think you need to define a genre that way," says Kojima.
"It’s really up to the players to see how they feel while playing the game," says Hideo Kojima.
Well, good luck with that.
Hideo Kojima says he's "very efficient in the way I make games in a short time."
"I haven’t lied at all – I just create the story as-is," says Kojima.
Players should expect to get lost in the game's early hours.
Director Hideo Kojima also addresses the game being viewed as a "walking simulator."
Don't be surprised when Death Stranding 2 gets announced.
The idea behind Death Stranding wasn't met with warmth at first.
The Japanese voices weigh in on the anticipated game.
Is it because our social lives will die when the game comes out?
Shower or make funny faces and screenshot them for likes.
America is broken, Sam. Here, chug this Monster Energy Drink
Watch all 50 minutes right here.
The trailer offers the clearest look yet at the game's story.
Hideo Kojima wants you to enjoy the game without any prior knowledge of it.
49 minutes of peeing, walking, and wondering what the hell is going on.
Also, Keanu Reeves recently visited Kojima Productions.
Maybe he hasn't seen gameplay footage yet either.
Kojima's upcoming megaton is finally in line for its big gameplay blowout.
There will also be a Very Easy option.
The Director last did a launch event in 2010.
Get a look at some of the key characters in Hideo Kojima's latest.
Death Stranding gameplay footage will also be shown.
"There was another game that I had to abandon, and I will probably never come back to it," says Kojima.
Compares it to Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse.
He doesn't do a very good job, though.
Sam's mission to reconnect the United Cities of America is laid bare.
"Fans of Hideo Kojima games will not be disappointed," says the man himself.
We aren't ready, apparently.
The trailer is only being shown at the PlayStation booth at Gamescom right now.
The game's exclusive status swings back.
Finally, some actual, uncut gameplay footage.
We might FINALLY get that long-awaited gameplay reveal.
The English rock band's music could be used in Kojima's upcoming game.
Sam continues to sit around in latest batch of images.
See Sam stand, see Sam sit.
Enjoy the grim beauty of this bizarre post-apocalypse.
The game inches closer to being (finally) done.
You feel it too, don't you?
Could a PC version be announced at Gamescom?
Here's hoping it's a meaty new gameplay trailer.
Though the PS4 exclusive is months away, plenty of development work is still on-going.
Knowing Kojima, it'll still be in crunch time of development on November 7th.
The actor says Hideo Kojima is making "a statement" with his upcoming game.
Sit down and take in the view.
A member of BRIDGES, Heartman cycles between life and death to investigate the Death Stranding.
Mads Mikkelsen is breathtaking-er.
Welcome back "A Hideo Kojima Game". We've missed you.
The man himself speaks about the process of English and Japanese writing and voiceovers.
Hideo Kojima aims to put us to sleep with new screens.
Hideo Kojima continues to tease out screengrabs for his upcoming game.
Troy Baker talks up the upcoming PS4 exclusive.
How avant-garde of a way to show some new costumes.
"The man who made it is a master, so therefore only creates masterworks," says the man playing Die-Hardman.
Spoilers: it's a game made by Hideo Kojima.
After telling Joosten he wants her for the role, Kojima didn't contact her again.
Kojima attempts to explain the term "Social Strand System."
Taking a look at how Guerrilla and Kojima's joint efforts are powering the upcoming behemoth, Death Stranding.
Its development has been on the shorter side.
Kojima thinks Mads looks cool when he smokes (you shouldn't smoke).
Whip out your hat and sunglasses whenever you want.
"It is a brand new action game with the concept of connection," says Kojima.
You see that mountain? You can climb it!
Get a look at the film director getting scanned into the game.
And what looks like a possible boss encounter...
Kojima gets cinematic with these posters.
The game boasts "a hyper-realistic landscape utterly transformed by the Death Stranding."
The main goal is to "reconnect isolated cities and a fragmented society."
Reconnect in the game by disconnecting with your wallet.
Trailer shows exploration, traversal, melee combat, and much more.
Hideo Kojima's megaton release reportedly out later this year.
Could the game be releasing sooner than we thought?
"Tomorrow is in your hands," according to the latest teaser.
The themes of "connection" run heavy in these teasers.
The countdown has started, declares Kojima Productions.
The teaser showcases apparent gameplay through a transparent hand.
Sony notes the "outstanding roster" of PS4 exclusives to come in IR Day presentation.
Enhance, Inc. CEO says "Hideo Kojima is still progressing" and he "can't wait to play".
The mastermind of teases is teasing us once again.
Kojima-san, you've kept us waiting.
Hideo Kojima also remains reluctant to comment on a PC version of the game.
Hideo Kojima continues building lofty expectations for the upcoming title.
Hideo Kojima wants to make his mark on the history of streaming in video games.
Lead system architect Mark Cerny could be hinting at simultaneous launch on PS4 and PS5.
The duo will "discuss pushing the boundaries of the video game medium."
Iain Cook of CHVRCHES is impressed with what Hideo Kojima is doing with Death Stranding.
Hideo Kojima is "adding and taking out things at the same time" every day.
With Sony's global marketing getting involved, could Death Stranding be close to release?
Maybe if it ever actually comes out...
Which, in turn, shares similarities with Metal Gear Solid 5 as well, says Kojima.
Slightly behind schedule- but not delayed by much.
Maaya Sakamoto has joined the upcoming game's Japanese voice cast.
Maybe this references the multiplayer components of the game?
Work carries on for Japanese voice recording sessions for Death Stranding.
If she doesn't say "I'm Mary Poppins, ya'll!" I'll be very disappointed.
Hideo Kojima is at "the very top", says the movie director.
Jordan Vogt-Roberts says "you are not ready" for Death Stranding.
"The trailers show you an aspect of it, but not a whole picture of what the game will be," says the actor.
Mads Mikkelsen is just as confused about Death Stranding as the rest of us.
Kojima confirms that he WON'T be playing the role of Mads Mikkelsen's character.
The Hideo Kojima connections run deep.
So does this mean this might not be the year of the whale?
Remedy chief Sam Lake has apparently seen Death Stranding in action- and it seems he liked what he saw.
Looks like this really might be the year of the whale.
"Beautiful", "thrilling", "masterful", and a whole lot of other superlatives have been spotted in tweets.
It's probably going to be nothing, but we'll take what we can get.
A new video showing "coming attractions" for the PS4 might be suggesting that Kojima's upcoming behemoth will be launching this year.
The legendary voice actor's work on Death Stranding will now resume in 2019.
"Is 2019 the year of the whale?" asks Hideo Kojima.
If a man like Hideo Kojima can get goosebumps, it has to be something really special.
Millions of people harbour instant jealousy toward Cory Barlog.
Hideo Kojima might be gearing up to try something completely different with Death Stranding's online elements.
Aki Saito, who's previously worked on Silent Hills, has joined Kojima Productions.
We may not have gotten a trailer at The Game Awards, but the studio is working hard on development,
Lead actor notes that he has "three more mo-cap sessions" starting next week.
Industry legend Hideo Kojima may or may not be at the ceremony today.
Don't get your hopes too high, people.
Both PS4 exclusives could receive new trailers, if not new details, at the awards ceremony.
Take this with a massive pinch of salt.
Should we be getting ready to be confused by a new Death Stranding trailer yet again?
Which doesn’t actually tell us anything new about the game.
Sony is still not ready to talk about when we can expect to see some of their biggest upcoming exclusives.
Hideo Kojima is playing us like a damn fiddle.
Hideo Kojima says there are still some main characters left to be announced.
The actress who played Quiet might have a role in Death Stranding after all.
Why are we still here...? No, I'm really asking.
Troy Baker is knocking it out of the park (again).
It better be a release date, Kojima-san.
Kojima-san is toying with our emotions on a daily basis.
The master is at work again.
Taking place on September 23rd, Hideo Kojima and the game's Japanese cast will appear on stage.
Will Kojima bless us with his presence?
Is it time to get ready for another confounding trailer that shows a lot but says nothing?
Why are we still here? Just to wait for Kojima's next tease?
Could the famous comedian be playing some role in the upcoming game?
Will Hideo Kojima really make us wait that long?
That yellow tape you're seeing is not just there for stage dressing.
However, Sony's Shuhei Yoshida also believes this is a "golden age of indie developers".
"What would you do in a world without handshakes?" asks Kojima Productions - and they really mean it.
Twitter is to blame for why Death Stranding remains so mysterious, I guess.
These details come from a very unlikely source.
Norman's not there to try to impress anyone.
This year saw a number of awesome looking games but which ones stood out?
Hideo Kojima is giving Death Stranding his all.
The game still looks mysterious though as of now.
This is a game that is going to be very unique.
The main goal in the game is to recreate the world and will offer many alternative ways to experience the game, apart from just violence.
Someone print these posters!
Okay Kojima, how messed up are you really?
Video games retailer GAME has listed the PEGI rating for the upcoming Death Stranding.
Sony teases its four big reveals coming on June 11th.
Hideo Kojima is gearing up for E3 by teasing fans yet again.
It's all about the moss.
Antagonist also discusses the mo-cap process and how the game will be "ballistic".
Kojima also shared a countdown to E3 where we'll get to see more of the game.
"It is a different exercise compared to cinema."
If you needed any more confirmation!
What *IS* this game?!
Director also offers some interesting insights into the editing process.
The company will also feature announcements from third party publishers and indie developers.
High praise from the actress.
The game has "so many breathtaking lines".
For now, it’s just a theory.
"Working with real actors is easier for me."
Well, it's technically not a new image...
Hideo Kojima is at it again.
The game is "unlike anything you've seen."
Two prolific voice actors join the likes of Norman Reedus and Mads Mikkelsen.
Hideo Kojima being "Hideo Kojima" as usual.
It's happening again- he's playing with action figures.
Besides some teasing screenshots, seems the actress is keeping Quiet.
The teases keep on coming.
"Once, there was an explosion..."
"It's mind blowing."
Gameplay in Hideo Kojima style.
Hideo Kojima hints at the meaning of life through new picture of figurines.
Great news for the fans.
High praise from Michael Pachter.
Sony Interactive Entertainment is also impressed with "fast pace" of development.
A nod to a fan favorite.
Important to both lore and story.
Quiet's actor not involved in the new Kojima game.
Death is just the beginning.
"It makes me pretty sad when people say ‘Oh, you’re just having fun and joking around and wasting money.’"
Maybe they should make a five hour long trailer.
Kojima talks about his upcoming game.
Creepy baby wants your soul in new art for this delightfully strange game
That was a tour de force.
The famous director remarks that he has "no clues" about the game and wants to know more himself.
Something related to Death Stranding is about to be shown, isn't it?
Sit up, Death Stranding fans.
Kojima's next project might be closer than we think.
As opposed to naked people and squid like Eldritch beings.
Keep your fingers crossed.
It''s been almost a year and we haven't seen nothing from Kojima's next big game.
In that Kojima barely even talked about it...
Kojima talks about where Death Stranding is at in the development process.
Kojima talks about the advantages of motion capture.
Fans of his distinct art do not need to worry.
Will we get more details on the game soon?
Kojima sounds off on how he approaches game making.
This is not a game about dividing players between winners and losers.
Norman Reedus weighs in on the upcoming Hideo Kojima game.
Might be a while yet before we see anything concrete.
Some rather sophisticated technology is at work here.
It seems that a reasonable amount of progress has been made with the game.
Nothing vague about this one.
The creators of the Decima Engine talk about Kojima Productions.
Connecting the dots.
Mark Cerny sure sounds excited.
Please let it be before this year's end.
"There won't be a new trailer, but who knows, Kojima loves to surprise us."
Well, that's a bummer...
JUST IN: Norman Reedus posts weird stuff on Instagram.
Hint: it's not "The Sorrow".
Kojima, just confirm it already.
Compares development to choosing tables for a restaurant.
Kojima-grade story incoming!
For a newly formed studio that is a ton of people.
Kojima gives another update.
Sheds some light on Death Stranding's development.
Feel ashamed of your words and deeds, everyone who thought it was her.
Hints are starting to get blatant.
Kojima is (not) playing around.
"When I went independent and I was thinking about my first game in my head, I did see Norman playing this character."
Sounds exactly like what you'd expect.
Game explores a different kind of structure.
It's Kojima, so we shouldn't expect normal things anyway.
It's a possibility that the La La Land star may feature in Hideo Kojima's upcoming open world game.
Kojima isn't interested in having multiple endings.
Kojima doesn't want to put too much stress on the player.
Death Stranding director believes the unknown is terrifying.
It might not be as far out as you would think.
"I wanted to make something unique."
Director believed it should "match the times".
More info coming soon?
The Death Stranding dev showed off his headquarters.
Will I be ashamed of my thoughts and deeds again?
He only plays a character and does what Kojima tells him.
Will she be as quiet, though?
Plus, Kojima professes his adoration for Mads Mikkelsen.
It's a collaborative relationship.
So are we all, Kojima. So are we all.
Kojima being Kojima and pushing for state of the art tech again.
Kojima also discusses why he chose the Decima Engine for Death Stranding at all.
Powerful and flexible.
So a 2018 release at the earliest, then.
Hideo Kojima's vision for Death Stranding is massive.
A hugely ambitious game.
The actor is also still a bit confused when it comes to what the game is about
PS4 system architect discusses how KojiPro and Guerrilla worked together.
Even better than The Game Awards' footage? Count me in!
KojiPro's title could be running on Sony first party tech.
That left me speechless.
shinobi602 hints at upcoming potential reveals.
Takes place on December 3rd.
Will we get to see gameplay footage at last?
"This is the guy you want."
As opposed to playing as Normal Reedus.
The trailer, at least, was apparently made with Sucker Punch's engine.
Kojima reveals new information during TGS 2016.
It will also have online elements.
Now who could this be?
Loads being hinted at for Kojima's upcoming magnum opus.
Plus an appearance on set by Hannibal!
One person in the world is privy to this information.
Check out the video that plays during a KojiPro game start-up.
KojiPro founder believes long games "will become a thing of the past".
Hideo Kojima didn't have the easiest time keeping his next game a secret.
No compromises this time around, according to Kojima.
“What I will say is, I wanted people to find those…"
Game engine to be chosen "very soon".
Hideo Kojima also talks about the significance of strands.
Hideo Kojima says the protagonist's name is "a secret".
Who expected to see this today?