Ghost of Tsushima was one of 2020s standout games, which is incredible as it released alongside other massive IPs. Standing out especially as a new IP alongside such big-name releases as The Last of Us Part II, Final Fantasy VII Remake, Doom Eternal, and more. Ghost of Tsushima delivered such an incredibly immersive open-world action game experience, the passion from the developers really bled through into the game. If you missed Ghost of Tsushima when it released in 2020 on PS4, then you will have a great opportunity to jump into the game on PS5 now.
Ghost of Tsushima Director’s Cut Is Coming
Today, via a new blog post announcement Ghost of Tsushima Director’s Cut has officially been revealed. After several rumors of a new standalone game being teased the past few weeks, we finally have an official announcement in regards to what Sucker Punch has been working on. Ghost of Tsushima Director’s Cut will be coming to both PS4 and PS5 on August 20th, packed with a new story expansion and several PS5 specific upgrades.
Explore Iki Island
The biggest addition coming to Ghost of Tsushima Director’s Cut is the all-new story expansion that takes players to the neighboring island of Iki. This new expansion will offer players an all-new adventure with Jin and will further expand on his troubled past.
“Today we’re excited to reveal that a whole new chapter in Jin’s journey is coming and will take place on Iki. In this new story, Jin travels to the island to investigate rumors of a Mongol presence. But soon, he finds himself caught up in events with deeply personal stakes that will force him to relive some traumatic moments from his past.”
Players will have a whole new island full of new characters, activities, and loot to find and add to their collection. New story-focused expansions are always welcomed in an era of paid cosmetic DLC and multiplayer-focused battle passes.
Packed With PS5 Focused Features
While PS4 players will be able to purchase and experience Ghost of Tsushima Director’s Cut, there are some exclusively PS5 focused features. Some of these key features include Ghost Of Tsushima will target 4k resolution and 60 FPS, which means combat will feel even smoother. This is impressive considering how well the combat felt in the game at 30FPS on PS4. this upgrade will be instantly noticeable for players. Coming with this upgrade will be 3D Audio support as well as vastly improved load times.
Sucker Punch also took the feedback from players about the lack of Japanese lip sync in the original launch version of Ghost of Tsushima. This criticism has officially been addressed by the team, as Ghost of Tsushima will now feature Japanese lip sync for the Japanese voice-over setting. This will offer players a truly authentic Japanese experience while playing through Ghost of Tsushima whether it’s for the first time, or for a second time on PS5.
Ghost of Tsushima Director’s Cut will be available on August 20th, with the PS5 version costing $69.99 USD. While the PS4 version will cost the standard $59.99 USD at launch. Will you be jumping back into the world of Tsushima this Summer? Let us know in the comments and don’t forget to check back for the latest gaming news and information.