Ghost of Tsushima: Director's Cut News
News Ghost of Tsushima Topped an Impressive 1 Million Sales in Japan
Ghost with the most
Open world epic Ghost of Tsushima sold over 1 million copies in Japan, PlayStation has confirmed. The story of surviving samurai Jin Sakai first launched on PS4 in 2020, and around a year later it was re-released on PS5 as Ghost of Tsushima: Director's Cut. This sales total takes both versions into account. It's an impressive...
News Another Legendary Japanese Dev Praises Ghost of Tsushima
Shinji Mikami had fun
Ghost of Tsushima was a bit of a hit with Japanese developers back when it released in 2020. Most notably, former Yakuza / Like a Dragon director Toshihiro Nagoshi was blown away by Sucker Punch's open world epic, while Final Fantasy XVI producer Naoki Yoshida said it was
News Ghost of Tsushima's Movie Is Going to Look Visually Gorgeous
John Wick director lays out ambitious aims
Ghost of Tsushima is not just one of the prettiest games on PS4 – it’s one of the prettiest games ever made! And John Wick director Chad Stahelski, who’s been tasked with bringing Jin Sakai to the big screen, wants to find a way recreate the splendour of Sucker Punch’s sandbox in cinemas around the...
News Fast-Tracked Death Stranding Movie to Be an Authentic Hideo Kojima Production
Development is already underway
Tired of video game adaptations yet? Put that disinterest on ice, because following on from Amazon’s God of War adaptation announcement yesterday, Kojima Productions has revealed it’s partnering with Hammerstone Studios to bring Death Stranding to the big screen. Hideo Kojima will executive produce alongside...
News Former Capcom Producer on Ghost of Tsushima, Resident Evil, and Cross-Cultural Creation
In terms of gameplay, the methodical survival horror of the Resident Evil franchise couldn't be more dissimilar to the open-world samurai action of Ghost of Tsushima. But they have at least one thing in common: both are set in countries and cultures that are not their creator's own. Speaking to IGN, former Capcom producer Hiroyuki...
News Ghost of Tsushima Paved the Way West for Like a Dragon: Ishin!, Says Dev
The Ghost with the most
It's been noted numerous times up until this point, but Ghost of Tsushima really did strike a chord with Japanese gamers and developers. Sony's excellent open world title — first released in 2020 — enjoyed a lot of success in the nation that it was portraying, and you may remember that former RGG Studio boss Toshihiro...
News Ghost of Tsushima Surpasses 9.73 Million Copies Sold on PS5, PS4
Jin and juice
Sucker Punch’s samurai smash hit Ghost of Tsushima has surpassed 9.73 million copies sold in the two years since it launched, making it one of Sony’s strongest selling first-party releases. The impressive sales number – accurate as of 3rd July, 2022 – means that the title will almost certainly cross 10 million units when all is...
News Sucker Punch Staffing Up for What Sounds Like Ghost of Tsushima 2
An open world with stealth and combat, you say?
Sucker Punch Productions knocked it out of the park with Ghost of Tsushima. The brand new IP really resonated with fans thanks to a gorgeous open world and some slick gameplay, selling in big numbers worldwide. A sequel is surely next on the cards for the Washington-based studio, and a batch of job...
News Ghost of Tsushima Merch Now Being Sold in Actual Tsushima Island's Tourism Shop
As we've reported on numerous times, Ghost of Tsushima has proven to be very popular with the Japanese — to the point where key employees at developer Sucker Punch were made official ambassadors of the actual Tsushima island. This was after the open world title received all kinds of awards fro
News Ghost of Tsushima Dev Is Moving on After Two Years of Updates
Ghost of Tsushima developer Sucker Punch seems to be moving on from its open world epic following close to two years of post-launch support. The game's latest update, patch 2.18, released early this week, adjusting various aspects of the title's dedicated co-op multiplayer mode, Legends. It also included a couple of minor tweaks to the...
News Ghost of Tsushima Movie Finds Screenwriter in Takashi Doscher
The crew grows on upcoming adaptation
PlayStation Productions is in full swing following the success of the Uncharted movie, with work on The Last of Us' HBO series well underway. However, it doesn't just stop with these two franchises — the next Sony game being adapted for the screen is Ghost of Tsushima. Announced last year, it appears the team...
News Sloppy Sony Infrastructure Blocks Ghost of Tsushima PS4 to PS5 Upgrades After PS Plus Legends Claim
There’s a lot to like about the PS Store and the improvements Sony’s made to its infrastructure, but age-old issues continue to rear their ugly head. While this month’s addition of Ghost of Tsushima: Legends was supposed to be a sweetener for subscribers, it’s proving to be anything but for a handful of fans looking to upgrade their...
News Gran Turismo 7 Meets Ghost of Tsushima in the PlayStation Crossover Art No One Saw Coming
The race is on
We've come to expect PlayStation Studios congratulating one another on social media whenever a new game hits store shelves, but we honestly didn't see this particular artwork coming. Posted on Twitter by Ghost of Tsushima developer Sucker Punch, this crossover drawing features Jin racing against a slick looking sports car from the...
News PS Plus PS5, PS4 Games for March 2022 Are Available Now
GTA Online coming a little later though
After a somewhat tame selection last month, PlayStation Plus is looking healthier in March 2022. The monthly lineup is four games strong this time — five when you include GTA Online, coming later down the line — and they're all available to download right now. Yes, the rollout has begun, meaning you can...
Poll Are You Happy With Your PS Plus Games for March 2022?
Plus or minus?
March 2022 has turned out to be something of a bumper month for PlayStation Plus. Four titles are up for grabs — technically five if you count GTA Online going free for subscribers in a couple of weeks — and as far as we're concerned, it's not a bad selection in terms of variety. Just to recap, PS Plus March 2022 consists of...
News PS Plus PS5, PS4 Games for March 2022 Announced
Ghost with the most
PS Plus' lineup for March 2022 has been officially announced, and if you can believe it, the leaks are back! That's right, we had one whole month without PS Plus leaks, but now we're back to the regular schedule, it seems. And yes, the leaked game selection was correct. Your PS Plus games for March 2022 are as follows: GTA...
News Get a Horizon Forbidden West Outfit in Ghost of Tsushima Director's Cut
Available in a new patch dropping today
Sucker Punch Productions has issued a new patch for Ghost of Tsushima Director's Cut on PlayStation 5 and PS4 that allows you to unlock a new outfit inspired by Horizon Forbidden West protagonist Aloy. Situated in the northern region of Iki Island, you'll need to solve the puzzle at a newly restored Wind...
News Ghost of Tsushima Sales Surpass an Impressive Eight Million
If a company is ever looking to launch a new gaming IP, Ghost of Tsushima seems like the new template to follow. Last night during its CES 2022 conference, Sony announced that the latest game out of Sucker Punch Productions has now sold more than eight million copies worldwide. The impressive sales update represents another three million...
Game of the Year Push Square Readers' Top 10 PS5, PS4 Games of 2021
As voted by you
It's time to unveil which games got the most votes in our community Game of the Year poll. We provided 50 titles to choose from, and our readers cast a huge amount of votes for their favourite games of 2021. Below, we've listed the ten most popular choices, along with the total number of votes and overall vote percentage. 10. It...
Game of the Year Robert's Top 5 PS5, PS4 Games of 2021
Smelling the game
Our individual Game of the Year articles allow our lovely team of writers to share their own personal PS5 and PS4 picks for 2021. Today, it's the turn of deputy editor Robert Ramsey. 5. Disco Elysium: The Final Cut: I had reasonably high expectations for Disco Elysium: The Final Cut after watching the game receive so much...
Game of the Year Best PS5, PS4 Remake, Remaster, or Re-Release of 2021
Worth a revisit
2021 will be remembered as a brilliant year for remakes, remasters, and enhanced PlayStation 4 to PlayStation 5 ports. Since a lot of these games tend to get overlooked for Game of the Year awards in favour of brand new titles, we thought it would be fitting to highlight our favourites. As selected by the Push Square editorial team,...
News Ghost of Tsushima Patch 2.12 Will Rebalance Legends Multiplayer Mode
Balanced like the blade
Sucker Punch has announced a new patch for Ghost of Tsushima, taking the game to version 2.12, or 2.012.00 on PlayStation 5. This incoming update is focused on Legends, the excellent co-op multiplayer expansion added to the game not long after launch. There's a laundry list of patch notes to go through, but almost everything...
News Ghost of Tsushima Legends Gets a New Survival Map, Another Coming Next Week
The oni horde marches on
Sucker Punch has added a new survival mode map to Ghost of Tsushima Legends — Ghost of Tsushima's expansive co-op multiplayer mode. Legends has been updated quite significantly since the launch of Ghost of Tsushima: Director's Cut last month, and it's only getting bigger. The new map, titled Twilight and Ashes, takes place...
PS Store Sales Charts Ghost of Tsushima Director's Cut Sells Well Even without PS5 Upgrades
Standalone purchases counted
Ghost of Tsushima Director's Cut was the best-selling game on the PlayStation Store across Europe last month, and was only beaten to first place in the US by Madden NFL 22. Sony shared the news on the PlayStation Blog, and what makes the stats even more impressive is that the
News Ghost of Tsushima: Director's Cut Patch 2.008 Improves Cosmetic Viewing Load Times, Restores Colour Button Prompts
Out now on PS5, PS4
A new Ghost of Tsushima: Director's Cut patch is out now on PlayStation 5 and PlayStation 4. Sucker Punch has released a number of minor updates over the last couple of weeks, but this one — patch 2.008 — features some welcome adjustments. It's around 2GB in size. For starters, it improves load times when you're switching...
Random MLB Star Shohei Ohtani Scores Ghost of Tsushima Inspired Topps Trading Card
Two-way Japanese sensation Shohei Ohtani is one of the best players in the MLB right now, starring as both a pitcher and a batter for the Los Angeles Angels. And now he has a new Topps trading card, inspired by Ghost of Tsushima. The one-of-a-kind baseball card, designed by artist Chuck Styles, reimagines the former Hokkaidō Nippon-Ham...
Guide Ghost of Tsushima Iki Island Wind Shrines: How to Solve Blood-Stained Shrine, Shrine of Ash, and Shrine in Shadow
Answers to the Wind Shrine riddles
What do you do at the shrines on Iki Island in Ghost of Tsushima: Director's Cut? In the Iki Island expansion, there are three strange wind shrines located across the map: the Blood-Stained Shrine, the Shrine of Ash, and the Shrine in Shadow. In this Ghost of Tsushima guide, we're going to detail how to solve their...
Poll Did You Buy Ghost of Tsushima: Director's Cut?
Iki Island awaits
Ghost of Tsushima: Director's Cut is out right now on both PlayStation 5 and PlayStation 4 — but are you joining Jin Sakai on his new adventure? In case you don't know, Director's Cut includes the Iki Island expansion, which, as stated in our Ghost of Tsushima: Director's Cut review, we absolutely love. It whisks our samurai hero...
News Ghost of Tsushima: Director's Cut Is Superb, But Sony Shouldn't Be Charging Extra for PS5 Upgrade
Not when other companies are doing it for free
If you've read our Ghost of Tsushima: Director's Cut review, you'll already know that we're big fans of the new Iki Island expansion. We'd go as far to say that Jin's new offshore adventure is worth the price of admission alone — but the reality of the situation isn't so simple. Having played the...
Guide Ghost of Tsushima Iki Island Monkey See Trophy - How to Unlock It
How do you unlock the Monkey See Trophy in Ghost of Tsushima: Director's Cut? The Monkey See Trophy isn't really explained in the game, and the Trophy description isn't very helpful, either. In this Ghost of Tsushima guide, we'll detail the full process of unlocking it. For help with every other Trophy in Ghost of Tsushima and Ghost...
Guide Ghost of Tsushima: All Trophies and How to Get the Platinum
A walkthrough for all the Trophies in Ghost of Tsushima
In this Ghost of Tsushima Trophy roadmap, we're going to outline all of the game's Trophies and how you can go about unlocking them. This is a part of our extensive Ghost of Tsushima guide, which has information on locations, equipment, and much more. This Trophy guide also links to a number of...
Guide Ghost of Tsushima Guide: Tips, Tricks, and All You Need to Know
Your ultimate Ghost of Tsushima resource
Ghost of Tsushima is an open world action game from Sony first party developer Sucker Punch. It's a new property that's set on the Japanese island of Tsushima in 1274, as the Mongol Empire invades. We gave the title an 'Excellent' score of 9/10 in our Ghost of Tsushima PS4 review, describing it as "one of the...
Guide Ghost of Tsushima: All Pillar of Honor Locations
Honoring the sword
Where do you find all of the Pillar of Honor locations in Ghost of Tsushima and Ghost of Tsushima: Director's Cut? Pillars of Honor are places where you'll find unique sword kits — cosmetic designs for your sword and dagger. They don't have any effect on gameplay, but there's no denying that some of them look really cool. In...
Guide Ghost of Tsushima: All Lighthouse Locations
Light the Way
Where do you find all of the lighthouses in Ghost of Tsushima and Ghost of Tsushima: Director's Cut? Upon finding an abandoned lighthouse, Jin can relight their fires in order to restore hope to the people off the island. Doing so nets you a legend rank increase. In this Ghost of Tsushima guide, we're going to reveal the locations of...
Guide Ghost of Tsushima: All Shinto Shrine Locations
In search of the kami
Where do you find all of the Shinto Shrines in Ghost of Tsushima and Ghost of Tsushima: Director's Cut? Shinto Shrines are locations where Jin must jump, swing, and climb his way to a sacred location. Reaching a shrine rewards you with a powerful charm. For more detailed information on the best charms in Ghost of Tsushima,...
Guide Ghost of Tsushima: All Bamboo Strike Locations
Gotta go fast
Where do you find all of the Bamboo Strike locations in Ghost of Tsushima and Ghost of Tsushima: Director's Cut? Bamboo Strikes are locations where Jin can practice his sword skills. In order to complete a Bamboo Strike, you have to press a number of buttons within a time limit. They can be tricky, but they're worth the trouble...
Guide Ghost of Tsushima: All Hot Spring Locations
Body, Mind, and Spirit
Where do you find all of the Hot Springs in Ghost of Tsushima and Ghost of Tsushima: Director's Cut? Hot Springs are locations where Jin can take a nice relaxing bath and reflect on a topic of your choosing. Hot Springs also have a practical effect, in that they increase Jin's health by a small amount when they're used for the...
Guide Ghost of Tsushima: All Haiku Locations
Time to reflect
Where do you find all the Haikus in Ghost of Tsushima and Ghost of Tsushima: Director's Cut? When Jin isn't putting countless Mongol invaders to the sword, he often likes to unwind with some Japanese poetry. but in order to do that, he needs to find some nice, quiet places where he can contemplate. These locations are Haiku spots,...
Guide Ghost of Tsushima: All Mythic Tales and Rewards
Teller of Tales
What are Mythic Tales in Ghost of Tsushima and Ghost of Tsushima: Director's Cut? What rewards do you get from them? Mythic Tales are in-depth and often lengthy quests that have Jin pursue some kind of legend. In order to start a Mythic Tale and have it added to your map, you need to talk to characters in towns and other settlements...
Guide Ghost of Tsushima: All Iki Island Archery Challenge Locations
Where do you find all of the archery challenges in Ghost of Tsushima: Director's Cut? These side activities allow Jin to hone his archery skills, tasking you with hitting a number of targets as quickly as possible. However, they're not easy, and attaining the best time requires both strategy and good aim. Archery challenges can only be...
Guide Ghost of Tsushima: All Iki Island Memories of Your Father Locations
Blast from the past
Where do you find all of memories of your father locations in Ghost of Tsushima: Director's Cut? Exclusive to the Iki Island expansion, these locations let Jin peer into his past, with playable sequences that revolve around his previous visit to Iki Island, and his father, Kazumasa Sakai. These visions add more context to the...
Guide Ghost of Tsushima: All Iki Island Animal Sanctuary Locations
Where do you find all of the animal sanctuaries in Ghost of Tsushima: Director's Cut? Animal sanctuaries are locations where Jin can relax with friendly creatures — but they only appear on Iki Island, which is a map that's exclusive to the Director's Cut version of the game. It's worth tracking down each animal sanctuary, as...
Guide Ghost of Tsushima: Best Armor and All Armor Sets You Can Unlock
Dressed to impress
What's the best armor in Ghost of Tsushima and Ghost of Tsushima: Director's Cut? That's a difficult question to answer, but there are certainly some powerful armor sets to seek out across Jin's open world adventure. In this Ghost of Tsushima guide, we're going to detail every armor set in the game. We'll go over how to get it,...
News Ghost of Tsushima: Director's Cut Solves PS5 Save Transfer Woes
We’d had some indication from the likes of Star Wars Jedi: Fallen Order and Saints Row The Third Remastered that Sony had solved the PlayStation 5’s curious save transfer system, but Ghost of Tsushima: Director’s Cut puts any scepticism beyond doubt. In order to move your progress from the PS4 version to its next-gen...
News Ghost of Tsushima Director's Cut Launch Trailer Sets the Scene for Iki Island
Out on Friday
Ghost of Tsushima: Director's Cut is just two days away from its launch on PlayStation 5 and PS4, so it's now time for a flashy launch trailer to remind you what this expanded re-release is all about. Of course, the new Iki island expansion is the centrepiece of the Director's Cut, adding a brand new location to explore just off the...
News Ghost of Tsushima Legends Is Getting Standalone Version, Updates Add New Rivals Mode, Gear Mastery, More
Ghost with the most
Ghost of Tsushima's co-op multiplayer is being heavily updated alongside the release of Ghost of Tsushima: Director's Cut later this month. It sounds like Sucker Punch has been hard at work adding to and improving the experience. But before we get into the updates, the bigger news here is that Legends is being released as a...
Guide Ghost of Tsushima: Will It Be on PS5?
Is Ghost of Tsushima coming to PlayStation 5?
Will Ghost of Tsushima be on PS5? Sucker Punch's samurai game is one of the Best PS4 Open World Games, and we awarded it a strong 9/10 in our Ghost of Tsushima review. But will you be able to play Ghost of Tsushima on PlayStation 5? As part of our
News Ghost of Tsushima Dev Explains Why Japanese Lip Sync Is a PS5 Exclusive Feature in Director's Cut
It's all about the SSD
Ghost of Tsushima: Director's Cut has lip sync for Japanese voices — but only on PlayStation 5. And, unsurprisingly, a lot of fans have been wondering why that is — including ourselves. Fortunately, we were able to get an answer from Sucker Punch creative director Nate Fox, who was kind enough to explain how the new...
News Ghost of Tsushima: Iki Island Expansion Size Is Similar to Act 1 of the Main Game
Basically another Act
Ghost of Tsushima: Director's Cut includes a whole new adventure, which takes place on the island of Iki. But just how big is the Iki Island Expansion? Well, we asked creative director Nate Fox that very question in our big Ghost of Tsushima: Director's Cut interview, and we got a very promising answer. "If you're familiar...
Interview Ghost of Tsushima: Director's Cut - Sucker Punch Talks PS5 Features, Iki Island Expansion, and Japanese Praise
Behind the mask
With Ghost of Tsushima: Director's Cut carving its way to both PlayStation 5 and PS4 on the 20th August, we've been eager to learn more about what's being added to Jin's expanded adventure. As you may already know, Director's Cut features a brand new expansion, which sees our intrepid samurai travel to the mysterious Iki Island...