Ghost of Tsushima is an open world action-adventure title developed by Sucker Punch and published by Sony.
The game takes place in 1274, against the backdrop of the Mongol invasion of the island of Tsushima. Players play as the last samurai of the island, Jin Sakai, as he looks to fight off the invaders.
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Sucker Punch has released another new patch for Ghost of Tsushima Director's Cut, tackling a number of smaller issues being faced by players.
Issues with Legends like leaderboards visibility and not being able to join Survival matches in-progress via matchmaking have been addressed.
The expanded re-release has receive plenty of praise from critics, in particular thanks to the excellent Iki Island expansion.
There's a lot to do and find on Iki Island, from Archery Challenges and Haiku spots to Memories and Animal Sanctuaries. Here's how to find them.
Collectively across the PS5 and PS5, Ghost of Tsushima was the highest-selling game in a relatively quiet week.
Our latest video highlights the graphical and load times differences between Ghost of Tsushima: Director's Cut on the PS5 and PS4 Pro.
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All kinds of threats await on Iki Island, from the strange to the curious. Here are tips on defeating all of the bosses and winning the new Duels.
The update also brings "general bug fixes and improvements," according to the brief patch notes released for it.
Ghost of Tsushima's newest expansion is a wonderful addition to the game. Here are the 5 biggest ways it expands upon the base game's strengths.
Ghost of Tsushima Director's Cut not only improves upon an already great game, it also adds to it with a brilliant and meaty new expansion.
While not instant, thankfully you will not have to go into the PS4 version of the game to transfer your save to the PS5 edition.
Along with PS5-exclusive features, the Director's Cut adds the new Iki Island expansion with new story missions, gear and enemies to fight.
Requiring over 57 GB of storage, Ghost of Tsushima Director's Cut can now be pre-loaded ahead of its launch next week.
New maps for Survival, online leaderboards and the Trials of Iyo will also be added to Legends mode from September 10th to October 1st.
In a recent interview with IGN, the creative and art director on Ghost of Tsushima: Director's Cut talks about PS5 functionality.
Sucker Punch's open world game was a fine example of a game successfully emphasizing execution over innovation, and it was better for it.
"We didn’t just work on those as a generic hardware upgrade," says Ghost of Tsushima creative and art director Jason Connell.
In a recent interview, Ghost of Tsushima: Director's Cut creative director reveals the scope of the expansion relative to the base game.
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Sucker Punch's open world adventure is expanding- here's what you should know about it.
Jin will be able to play soothing music on his flute and tame and pet several kinds of animals in these sanctuaries, scattered throughout Iki Island.
A new trailer for the Iki Island expansion reveals interesting story details, including an introduction to the main antagonist named "The Eagle".
The game's PlayStation Store page mentions its file size, which, unsurprisingly, is heftier than the base game that launched last year.
As exciting as it is to be getting an expanded and improved version of the game, Ghost of Tsushima Director's Cut's pricing is more than a little disappointing.
Controller remapping options, optional lock-on targeting and an all-new mode for Legends will be coming to all players in a free update.
PS5 features like DualSense support, dynamic 4K/60 FPS and more revealed while Iki Island offers new missions, activities and environments.
It seems an expanded version of Sucker Punch's open world action-adventure game is in the works and might be headed to the PS5 and PS4.
Allegedly called Ghost of Ikishima, it will supposedly be similar in size and scope to Uncharted: The Lost Legacy and Marvel's Spider-Man: Miles Morales.
Horizon Zero Dawn and Days Gone also had their "Only on PlayStation" branding removed before they were released on PC.
Given the critical and commercial success of Ghost of Tsushima, it's easy to assume that this is probably for the inevitable sequel.
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Sucker Punch's Nate Fox and Jason Connell are being recognized for "spreading the name and history of Tsushima to the whole world."
The LinkedIn page of Sucker Punch's Dave Malloy may have hinted at the same.
Work on the next Ghost of Tsushima seems to be underway at Sucker Punch.
The game seems to have resonated with those in the land it portrays.
Some you'll have to really think about.
PlayStation is the most nominated publisher with 22 nominations across all categories.
Sucker Punch's samurai game went the extra mile.
Ki 105 gear will drop more often in the raid and Nightmare Story missions for higher level players.
People out there are slaying a lot of demons.
Jim Ryan talks the samurai title's unexpected success.
A bug that causes Network Error pop-ups should also be resolved.
This is how they can have their cake, and eat it too.
Weekly challenges will also be available at 8 AM PT every Friday.
Criteria include experience with triple A open world games and knowledge of Feudal Japan history.
Partake in two-player co-op story missions or a four-player horde mode.
Four player co-op, New Game Plus, and much more arrives at 8-9 AM PT tomorrow.
The open world title will be backwards compatible for PS5 on day one.
The Charm of Canine Recruitment allows for some much-needed back-up.
It's out on October 16th along with Ghost of Tsushima: Legends.
The raid will arrive "in the weeks following" the launch of Legends.
It was Shuhei Yoshida who encouraged Sucker Pucker to go all in.
The game's first month was a big success in every way possible.
Update 1.07 aims to fix potential drift and deadzone issues on your controller.
"All of the content is unlocked through play," the developer says.
Choose one of four classes and partake in either story missions or wave-based survival.
Sucker Punch's open world game surpasses Spider-Man's record.
It's Sucker Punch's fastest selling game till date and the fifth best-selling title year-to-date.
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Sucker Punch's samurai epic isn't always the most inventive game, but it does some really interesting things with open world design.
There have also been 156.4 million standoffs and 14.2 million haikus written.
Ghost of Tsushima could be a great template for telling different stories across different settings under a single umbrella.
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Upgrade weapons and armor or discover the best armor to fit your play-style.
Bug fixes and more accessibility options are also included.
Here's how to make the invading Mongols fear Jin.
Paper Mario: The Origami King falls from second to fourth place in the charts.
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This makes it the fastest selling new first party PlayStation IP ever.
The two new releases have topped the Japanese sales charts.
Sucker Punch's open world is full of tiny little details.
Where could Jin Sakai's journey take him next?
Here are all the different weapons that Jin can unlock as his Legend increases.
Sucker Punch's open world game is facing stock shortages in Japan.
The PS4 exclusive has racked up quite the number of accolades since launch.
Jason Connell said it was more about the "feeling" over direct accuracy.
Brian Fleming is getting nerdy with the new feature.
Here are all the different bosses that Jin will have to contend with.
Here's how to gain a figurative edge on the opposition.
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Another fun homage from the Sony family of studios.
Become the Ghost with these handy pointers.
Another brief trailer in the lead-up to the game's launch.
Here's how we're dreaming about immersing ourselves in the island of Tsushima.
Update 1.04 will fix bugs and "localization issues".
The dynamic theme will look good on your PS4.
Let the wind guide you.
The game has various Trophies related to liberation missions, item collection, combat, and more.
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Ilan Eshkeri says Jin's journey is a pained one.
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Sucker Punch's new IP will be paying its respects to their older ones.
It seems there's a lot to look forward to in Sucker Punch's open world game.
Check out the Japanese voice-acting and Kurosawa Mode in the upcoming exclusive.
Sucker Punch's open world game requires just under 35 GB of storage space.
Expect to "traverse through lush forests, cross boggy swamp lands, and enter into frozen mountainous landscapes."
A lot of work went into the alternative visual mode.
A fairly small update for the upcoming open world game.
The pre-order is available now.
A storm is coming.
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A cinematic trailer to set the stakes for Sucker Punch's upcoming game.
You can see early signs of the game's wonderful style here.
A new Japanese trailer for Sucker Punch's open world title.
You'll get all the reviews you need a few days before release.
Chris Zimmerson goes into detail on how your samurai deals with foes.
It vaguely includes "various localization fixes" and "other bug fixes."
Sounds like you can expect a lot in the samurai open world game.
Production has wrapped on Sucker Punch's biggest game yet.
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Probably the best trailer of the upcoming open world game so far.
Everything you need to know about Ghost of Tsushima.
Combat is "all about the player's skill," says game director Nate Fox.
Sucker Punch says the game also took a lot of cues from Breath of the Wild.
"This is an effort to try to get as many players as possible," says creative director Jason Connell.
Sucker Punch wants you to be a wandering samurai.
The fear of enemies should give you an upper hand.
You mix and match abilities from the two if the need arises.
Sucker Punch took cues from colourblind modes for the same.
Jin has various stances up his sleeve to deal with different threats.
Nate Fox says what you saw in the State of Play was "zoomed in."
Get lost in the world and you can't know what you'll come across.
Movie-like duels are part of what Sucker Punch promises to be a hard fought battle.
Creative director Jason Connell calls the game's technical achievements "stunning."
"It's a lot bigger than InFamous: Second Son," says creative director Jason Connell.
New info on exploration and side content also emerges.
The game is about Jin's evolution to a Ghost.
People are hungry for that samurai action.
Sucker Punch's upcoming open world game will have plenty of content on offer.
According to Sucker Punch, players can die very quickly during combat.
Or as Activision likes to call it- next week's patch.
Sucker Punch's open world behemoth continues to impress with newest showing.
Photo mode has also been confirmed for the open world game.
New gameplay of combat and exploration to be showcased but don't expect any PS5 news.
The reverse side will feature Jin's Ghost mask.
One of the best dynamic themes I can remember seeing.
There seems to be something special about the upcoming Samurai action game from Sucker Punch.
The delay will also give a little extra time for polish.
Sony provides updated release dates for both games.
Not a game for children, to no one's surprise.
The Official PlayStation Magazine says some of the details in their articles were from an older interview with the developers.
Has Sucker Punch's upcoming title been delayed as well?
New details paint a promising picture of the upcoming open world title.
Sucker Punch's upcoming action-adventure title receives lots of new gameplay details.
Meet two new characters- the lord of Tsushima, and the leader of the Mongol army.
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Learn more about Jin Sakai's origins and his mission to liberate Tsushima.
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The upcoming title gets a slick theme.
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New gameplay trailer showcases Jin Sakai's abilities in combat and stealth.
Geoff Keighley confirms that it will be "longest trailer" of the show.
Taking a look at what we've seen of Sucker Punch's open world title so far.
Another rumored delay hits another Sony exclusive.
The absent samurai title is still coming to current gen hardware.
Shuhei Yoshida is "overwhelmed" by the visual splendour of Sucker Punch's upcoming title.
Sucker Punch won't be showing anything new from the upcoming open world title.
Development on the open world title continues to trudge along.
It’s not much, but it gets the point across.
PS4 owners might be in for an incredible few months very soon.
Development on the open world title seems to be moving along.
Sony notes the "outstanding roster" of PS4 exclusives to come in IR Day presentation.
Sucker Punch's upcoming title is brought to life vividly with Media Molecule's creation toolset.
Sucker Punch's action adventure title might not be as far along in development as we may have thought.
Take this with a massive pinch of salt.
“We are not cultural experts in Japan, we recognize this.”
But it’s the good kind of pressure of having to up their game.
Sony is still not ready to talk about when we can expect to see some of their biggest upcoming exclusives.
EA can learn a thing or two from the console market leader.
Masakumo Kuwami and Ryusetsu Ide are two actual, real-life Samurai that the developers are working with.
Our final part rounds off what is coming in the future for the PS4 and PS4 PRO, and how they are all set to push visual barriers on consoles.
Sony generating the hype for some of its biggest upcoming exclusive titles.
The idea was to make a world that moved around the player.
Ghost of Tsushima will allow players to play their way.
Sucker Punch says Ghost of Tsushima will not be restricted by a need for historical accuracy.
Get lost in a world where samurais rule the land.
Sucker Punch's Chris Zimmerman says the studio will showcase more of these features "as time goes on".
Sucker Punch says the real measure of a game world "isn't how big it is".
Sucker Punch discusses how the combat of Ghost of Tsushima stands out.
This will further add to the immersion factor.
Sucker Punch talks about the gorgeous colours contrasting with brutal combat.
Take back your homeland as the Ghost of Tsushima!
Captured on a PS4 Pro system, just to be clear.
Sucker Punch drops new information on their stunning game.
It seems to be a lot like Assassin's Creed: Japan, actually.
One artwork each from both these games have been selected.
Sucker Punch seems ready to blow us away this E3.
Oh please let this be true.
Implementing "gameplay features for an upcoming project".
Pachter feels like it will be a great game, but without wider appeal.
The artworks showcases some gorgeous environments.
Sony boss talks about the upcoming action-adventure title.
The name of the main character is Jin.
Team PlayStation will discuss their projects during different PSX panels.
Sucker Punch's open world Samurai epic currently has a "great playable version" already.
Expect to hear more about the latest from Sucker Punch and Media Molecule in December.
More information about the exciting looking PS4 exclusive from Sucker Punch.
Set in the era of Samurai, the game appears to combine hack and slash fighting with stealth.