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News Ghost of Tsushima Free Update Adds Combat Lock-On, Option to Hide Quiver, and New Legends Mode
Plus accessibility options
It's a big day for Ghost of Tsushima — and not just because Ghost of Tsushima: Director's Cut has just been announced. Indeed, Sucker Punch has confirmed that all players can look forward to a free update that'll add some new features — as requested by fans. It sounds like it'll launch alongside the aforementioned...
News Ghost of Tsushima Director's Cut Bundles in New Island Expansion, Coming to PS5 and PS4
Out 20th August
Following a few leaks and rumours these past couple of weeks, Sony has confirmed Ghost of Tsushima: Director's Cut is indeed a thing. It releases for PlayStation 5 and PS4 on 20th August 2021 and will include a new story expansion set on the island of Iki. Instead of a new standalone spin-off game, it appears the rumoured Ghost of...
News Ghost of Tsushima Director's Cut Gets Age Rating for PS5, PS4
Following rumours of a Ghost of Tsushima expansion named Ghost of Ikishima that made the rounds last week, a new ESRB age rating has been spotted for a Ghost of Tsushima: Director's Cut. This new version is listed for PlayStation 5 and PS4. Given the naming, we assume this would be a bun
News Wholesome Ghost of Tsushima Reaction Video Goes Viral
You all remember the moment: Ghost of Tsushima’s title card is iconic. But one streamer’s reaction to the opening has gone viral almost a year after release: LordBalvin’s bobbing head and tearful eyes perhaps speak for all of us – there’s no question Sucker Punch knocked this one out of the park. We’ve included the video below,...
News PS4 Exclusive Ghost of Tsushima Could Be Coming to PC as 'Only on PlayStation' Is Removed from Box
Ghost of Tsushima Legends also promoted
Sony has updated the retail box art for Ghost of Tsushima, sparking speculation that the game could be heading to PC. The open world title's new box promotes Ghost of Tsushima Legends — the game's excellent co-op mode that was added in a free update. The new box also removes the "Only on PlayStation" tagline...
Random Ghost of Tsushima Helps Gameshow Contestant Answer Question on Japanese History
Here's a fun story for you: UK gameshow The Chase recently featured a trivia question on Japanese history. A contestant was asked: "The term 'kamikaze' or 'divine wind' comes from the typhoon that saved Japan from invasion in 1281 by which ruler?" Three answers were presented: Tamburlaine, Ivan the Terrible, or Kublai Khan. A potentially...
News Ghost of Tsushima and The Last of Us 2 Both Nominated for Six GDC Awards
Dreams up for three
The Game Developers Choice Awards are set to take place at the 2021 Game Developers Conference (commonly known as GDC) on the 21st July, and PlayStation's leading the way in terms of nominations. Both Ghost of Tsushima and The Last of Us: Part II are at the top of the pile, with six nominations each. Indie darling Hades (we're...
News Marvel's Spider-Man: Miles Morales Has Already Outsold The Last of Us 2, Ghost of Tsushima in the US
Superhero spin-off Marvel’s Spider-Man: Miles Morales has already outsold PlayStation 4 juggernauts The Last of Us: Part II and Ghost of Tsushima in the United States – despite launching in mid-November. Naughty Dog’s survival horror sequel released in June, while Sucker Punch’s historical open world deployed in July – although...
News Ghost of Tsushima Has Sold a Staggering 6.5 Million Copies
Rarely do new intellectual properties become sales sensations, but Sony has struck gold with Ghost of Tsushima. The PlayStation 4 exclusive, which launched in July 2020, has now surpassed 6.5 million copies — which is seriously impressive. Almost as impressive is the fact that the open world adventure has been completed by more than...
News Ghost of Tsushima Movie Announced with John Wick Director at the Helm
Be seein' ya, Jin
We're not typically the kind of website that gets excited over movies, but this newly announced project sounds very promising. PlayStation is once again branching out one of its properties to the big screen, as Deadline reports that a Ghost of Tsushima film is happening. The best thing about this, though? Chad Stahelski, the...
News Over Half of Players Completed Ghost of Tsushima's Campaign
Average playthrough clocks 30 hours
There’s always been chatter about how many players actually finish games – particularly long ones, like Ghost of Tsushima. Sony has certainly stumbled on some secret sauce when it comes to its first-party software, however, as completion rates are through the roof for many of its titles. The statisticians over...
News Famitsu, Dengeki, and Japanese Fans Give Ghost of Tsushima All Kinds of Awards
The Ghost with the most
Ghost of Tsushima's staggering success in Japan is well documented at this point. Not only did the PlayStation 4 exclusive break sales records for Sony, it also inspired the real island of Tsushima to make Sucker Punch studio heads Nate Fox and Jason Connell permanent ambassadors. A huge honour, and it's just got even better...
News Ghost of Tsushima Creators Made Ambassadors of the Actual Island
Nate Fox and Jason Connell awarded
The real-life island of Tsushima will be honouring the work of Sucker Punch Productions by making both the game director and creative director of Ghost of Tsushima permanent tourism ambassadors. Tsushima mayor Hiroki Hitakatsu said this is being done because the pair have "spread the name and history of Tsushima to...
News Ghost of Tsushima Patch 1.20 Out Now, Fixes Bugs for Legends Mode
Squash those bugs, samurai
The Legends mode for Ghost of Tsushima sees some love with the game's latest patch, bringing with it a number of bug fixes to smoothen the online experience. Available to download now, the update weighs in at 683.3MB. Sucker Punch Productions hasn't detailed what glitches patch 1.20 has attempted to fix, so we'll be sure...
News Ghost of Tsushima Fans Think the Game May Be Coming to PS5
Resume swiftly edited after slip
Is Ghost of Tsushima coming to the PlayStation 5? Well, it’s perhaps worth noting that the title is massively enhanced if you put a PlayStation 4 copy into Sony’s next-gen console anyway, as it runs at 60 frames-per-second in 4K courtesy of backwards compatibility. But fans have been pondering whether a native...
News Ghost of Tsushima Sequel Suggested by Sucker Punch Job Listing Once Again
Combat designer wanted
Yet more evidence that Sucker Punch is planning on making a sequel to Ghost of Tsushima: the developer is looking for a new combat designer who "must have played Ghost of Tsushima and understood its core combat systems." "Do you dissect the combat and core systems of all games you play? Do you delight in knowing the details...
Random Ghost of Tsushima Fans Help Boost Crowdfunding for Real Life Damaged Torii Gate
Funding goal surpassed by over 500%
Update (11/1/21): Just before Christmas, a story emerged about a torii gate on the real Tsushima island that had been damaged during a typhoon. A crowdfunding campaign was set up to raise money for repairs, and Ghost of Tsushima fans are partly responsible for helping make it a success. Now, the campaign is done,...
News Final Fantasy XVI Producer Thinks Ghost of Tsushima Was the Most Impressive Game of 2020
Final Fantasy XVI producer and Final Fantasy XIV Online saviour Naoki Yoshida recently gushed about Ghost of Tsushima in an interview with Japanese publication 4Gamer (as translated by Audrey on Twitter). When asked about what he thought was the most impressive game of 2020, Yoshida heaped praise on the PlayStation 4 exclusive. "It's...
News Ghost of Tsushima's 60FPS Boost on PS5 Is Simple But Super Effective
Digital Foundry takes a look
The tech heads over at Digital Foundry have taken the time to examine Ghost of Tsushima on PS5. The PS4 exclusive doesn't have a full 'upgrade' on Sony's current-gen system, but a relatively simple performance boost gives it a serious edge, as detailed in the video that we've embedded above. Putting the game through its...
Game of the Year #3 - Ghost of Tsushima
A will unbroken
Developer Sucker Punch really went above and beyond with Ghost of Tsushima — a soaring samurai epic that sliced our expectations to pieces. This is an outstanding open world game, elevated by an excellent combat system and a distinct sense of style that classic Japanese cinema would be proud of. The story of Jin Sakai is a...
News Ghost of Tsushima Adds Amazing God of War, Horizon, Shadow of the Colossus, Bloodborne Armour to Legends Multiplayer
Just in time for the holidays, Ghost of Tsushima is enticing players with some superb looking armour sets based on some of PlayStation's most popular properties. There are four new outfits to unlock in the game's Legends multiplayer mode — one for each character class. We've got God of War armour for the Samurai role, Horizon...
News Ghost of Tsushima Patch 1.18 Out Now, Fixes Bugs, Adds 'Fill Party' Options to Raid, Survival Multiplayer
Ghost of Tsushima has another update, which you can download now on PS4 (and PS5 via backwards compatibility). Patch 1.18 fixes a number of "minor bugs", while also addressing a couple of potential issues brought up by those who enjoy the Legends multiplayer mode. For starters, Sucker Punch wants to make gathering allies for the Raid...
News Ghost of Tsushima Wins 'Player's Voice' at The Game Awards
Go ninja go
Ghost of Tsushima is the first winner of this year's The Game Awards, scooping the 'Player's Voice' award ahead of the event later this week. As the name suggests, this one was decided by a public vote. Ghost managed to beat fellow PS4 exclusive The Last of Us: Part II, indie darling Hades, shooter sequel DOOM Eternal, and the recently...
News Ghost of Tsushima and The Last of Us 2 Battle for Player's Voice Win at The Game Awards
Get your votes in
The Game Awards is very nearly upon us, but Geoff Keighley has involved the community early. The Player's Voice award is up for grabs, and fans have been casting their votes for their favourite game of 2020. Which will win? It's looking very likely that a PlayStation 4 exclusive will take victory. Player's Voice is now in its...
News Ghost of Tsushima Patch 1.17 Out Now, Improves Multiplayer, Fixes a Few Bugs
Ghost of Tsushima has a new update on PS4 (and PS5 if you're playing through backwards compatibility). Patch 1.17 features a handful of bug fixes as well as improvements to both network stability and its Legends multiplayer mode. It's a 949MB download. As far as we can tell, no official patch notes have been released yet, but we'll be...
News Official Ghost of Tsushima Action Figure Is All Kinds of Cool
Sucker Punch has revealed an official Jin Sakai action figure — the protagonist from hit PS4 exclusive Ghost of Tsushima, in case you didn't know. The 6.1 inch collectable is fully posable and packed with detail — it even comes with an assortment of weapons. It's crafted by Japanese figma specialists Good Smile Company, and it's...
News Ghost of Tsushima Sales Exceed Five Million in Just Four Months
New IP just gets better
Blimey, Ghost of Tsushima has done rather well for itself, hasn't it? The new IP from InFAMOUS developer Sucker Punch Productions has now sold more than five million copies worldwide since its PlayStation 4 launch back in July. This puts it on track to compete with Horizon Zero Dawn, which topped 7.6 million sales in its...
News Ghost of Tsushima a 'Commercial Delight' Beyond Sony's Expectations
Also a critical hit, obvs
Ghost of Tsushima has been a big hit for Sony, and as part of an interview with Games Industry.biz, boss Jim Ryan has admitted it actually exceeded the organisation’s expectations. Talking about the company’s approach to acquisitions and expansion, he said: “Let's talk about Ghost of Tsushima, which has been a...
News Ghost of Tsushima: Legends Releases Some Crazy Gameplay Stats
The spirit dogs are happy
With gameplay stats like these, Ghost of Tsushima: Legends must be pretty darn popular. The co-op expansion, which launched for free earlier this month, has already racked up some seriously impressive player statistics. 11.7 million missions have been played, and 1.3 billion enemies have been defeated — 141 million of...
Hands On Ghost of Tsushima New Game+ Is a Great Addition That's Well Worth Playing
Back in the saddle
Thanks to update 1.12, Ghost of Tsushima now boasts New Game+ — a way to replay Jin's epic adventure with all of your skills, equipment, and cosmetics from a previous playthrough intact. New Game+ was pretty much the community's most requested feature, and we're happy to report that Sucker Punch has done a brilliant job of...
News Ghost of Tsushima Patch 1.13 Out Now on PS4, Fixes Legends and New Game+ Bugs
Platinum armour bug squashed
A small update for Ghost of Tsushima is now available to download on PS4. Patch 1.13 addresses a number of minor issues that were introduced with the game's massive 1.12 update, which added the co-op Legends mode and New Game+. Ghost of Tsushima Update 1.13 Patch Notes Resolved a bug causing frequent Network Error...
Guide Ghost of Tsushima: Best Charms and Where to Find Them
A charmed life
What are the best Charms in Ghost of Tsushima and Ghost of Tsushima: Director's Cut? Charms are accessories that Jin can equip to enhance his abilities. Some give you a simple damage or health boost, while others provide unique traits that can bolster particular styles of play. In this Ghost of Tsushima guide, we're going to list...
News Ghost of Tsushima: Legends' Raid Launches 30th October, Patch Due Today
The culmination of Ghost of Tsushima: Legends’ initial storyline will unfold from 30th October, with the addition of the multiplayer mode’s hotly anticipated Raid. This promises devastating difficulty and will demand focus from all four samurais who participate in it; there’ll be no matchmaking, so you’ll need to assemble your...
News Ghost of Tsushima Sequel Rumoured as Dev Wants New Narrative Writer with Knowledge of Feudal Japan
To the mainland?
Sucker Punch, the developer behind the inFAMOUS series and Ghost of Tsushima, is hiring for new, unannounced projects. Shocking! But the real story here is that one job listing — narrative writer — seems to hint at what one of these projects might be. Surprise surprise, it sounds like Sucker Punch could be planning a sequel to...
Hands On Ghost of Tsushima's Free Co-Op Update Defies All Expectations
Ghost of Tsushima: Legends has arrived courtesy of Ghost of Tsushima's free 1.12 update, and it's shockingly good. We had reasonably high expectations for this co-op excursion, but Sucker Punch's efforts have still blown us away. This isn't some throwaway multiplayer mode — the kind that we used to see bolted onto everything back in the...
News Watch the Opening of Ghost of Tsushima's Outstanding Legends Update
A new legend
If you haven’t played Ghost of Tsushima: Legends yet, then what are you waiting for? This is an incredible addition to an already sublime PlayStation 4 exclusive, transforming the samurai open worlder into a thoroughly enjoyable co-operative campaign. There are multiple classes for you to choose, gear to unlock, story missions to...
Guide Ghost of Tsushima: Does It Have Online Multiplayer?
Can you play Ghost of Tsushima online?
Do Ghost of Tsushima and Ghost of Tsushima: Director's Cut have online multiplayer? Sucker Punch is best known for its single player open world games, but can its samurai PlayStation 4 exclusive be played online? As part of our Ghost of Tsushima guide, we’re going to reveal whether you can connect with others...
Guide Ghost of Tsushima - How to Play Ghost of Tsushima Legends Co-Op
How do you access Ghost of Tsushima and Ghost of Tsushima: Director's Cut co-op? Ghost of Tsushima: Legends is part of the game's free 1.1 update, which was made available to download on the 16th October 2020. In Legends, you can fight alongside up to three other players in a wave-based horde mode, or you can team up with a single...
News Ghost of Tsushima Patch 1.12 Out Now on PS4, Adds Legends Co-Op, New Game +, and Much More
The big one
It's an exciting day for Ghost of Tsushima fans as the game has just received its biggest update yet. Available to download now on PS4, patch 1.12 weighs in at 9.9GB, and adds a crazy amount of new stuff to the open world epic. The headline act here is of course Ghost of Tsushima Legends — a full co-op mode complete with character...
News Ghost of Tsushima's Massive 1.1 Update Heavily Inspired by Fan Feedback and Community Suggestions
All together now
Ghost of Tsushima's huge 1.1 update is less than a day away (at the time of writing), and developer Sucker Punch has acknowledged that fan feedback and suggestions from the game's community have helped shape what's in store. Posting on Reddit, the official Sucker Punch account writes: "Thank you to everyone here for your feedback...
Guide Ghost of Tsushima New Game +: What Carries Over and How to Start New Game +
Do techniques and items carry over into New Game + on Ghost of Tsushima?
What carries over into New Game + in Ghost of Tsushima and Ghost of Tsushima: Director's Cut? How do you start New Game + in Ghost of Tsushima? As part of update 1.1, Sucker Punch Productions has added the ability to start the game over again and also carry over your abilities...
News Ghost of Tsushima Supports 60 Frames-Per-Second on PS5, Better Load Times
Good job, samurai
Who needs an upgraded PlayStation 5 version of Ghost of Tsushima? When Sony's next-gen system arrives next month, the latest title from Sucker Punch Productions will automatically support 60 frames-per-second and even better load times through backwards compatibility. You'll need to enable Game Boost to make this happen, but we...
News Pet Pups to Make Them Your Allies in Ghost of Tsushima's Update
Give the enemies a woof time
This is so awesome: Ghost of Tsushima’s upcoming New Game Plus mode will include a new charm named Canine Recruitment, which will allow you to pet dogs and turn them into allies. That means that they’ll sniff out Mongols and attack them for you, giving you the perfect opportunity to strike. Be sure to say “Good...
News Ghost of Tsushima: Legends Arrives 16th October, Update 1.1 Adds New Game+
Raid coming after launch
Sucker Punch Productions has today confirmed that Ghost of Tsushima: Legends, a new online co-op mode for the PlayStation 4 exclusive, will launch on 16th October 2020 for free. It will also release alongside update 1.1 which contains some major new features for the single player story, including New Game +, another...
News Ghost of Tsushima Looks Insane at 60 Frames-Per-Second
There’s no word on whether Ghost of Tsushima will be upgraded for PlayStation 5 just yet, but here’s what you could expect from a hypothetical next-gen version. Rendered out by SnazzyAI, this reconstructed 4K, 60 frames-per-second footage is absolutely stunning, with the improved framerate adding an extra sprinkle of magic to...
News Ghost of Tsushima Patch 1.07 Boosts Stick Tolerance and Fixes More Bugs
Available to download now
Sucker Punch Productions has been very good about releasing a new patch for Ghost of Tsushima on a weekly basis ever since launch last month, and it's no different this time around. Patch 1.07 can be downloaded right now on PlayStation 4, bringing with it some smaller tweaks, fixes, and additions. The biggest of which is...
News Ghost of Tsushima: Legends Will Not Have Any Microtransactions
And there are no plans to add them
Microtransactions are the bane of many gamer's existence, so much so they will actively avoid certain titles completely purely because they exist. That's taking things a little overboard in our opinion, but you will be happy to learn that the newly announced add-on to Ghost of Tsushima will not include any of them...
News Ghost of Tsushima: Legends Is a Free Co-Op Multiplayer Mode
Coming this year
Fresh from its record-breaking single player success, Ghost of Tsushima will enter the realm of online co-op later this year, as Sucker Punch refreshes the open worlder with a free update. Announced on the PlayStation Blog, the all-new Ghost of Tsushima: Legends mode will whisk up to four players away
News The First 50 People to Platinum Ghost of Tsushima In Company Contest Got a Cool Prize from Sony
Keep your guard up
Apparently, Sony recently ran an "internal competition" regarding Ghost of Tsushima. As @Birdman_Drew -- game designer at Horizon developer Guerrilla Games -- explains, the first 50 employees to obtain the the title's Platinum Trophy were rewarded with a nice little prize. Arriving in a seriously neat wooden box, the top 50...
News Ghost of Tsushima Is Sony's Fourth Best Launch in US History
Wow, the records keep getting broken for PlayStation’s first-party titles. According to the July NPD report, Ghost of Tsushima enjoyed the fourth biggest launch month dollar sales in US history for a Sony published title. That means, only Marvel’s Spider-Man, The Last of Us: Part II, and God