Ghost of Tsushima: Director’s Cut Releases August 20th for PS5 & PS4

Ghost of Tsushima: Director’s Cut Releases August 20th for PS5 & PS4

Sucker Punch announces the Ghost of Tsushima: Director’s Cut coming to Playstation 5 and Playstation 4 this August.

Ghost of Tsushima: Director’s Cut Releases August 20th for PS5 & PS4

The Ghost of Tsushima: Director’s Cut has been announced to be coming to Playstation 5 and Playstation 4 on August 20th. The new edition will feature all the original released content, plus a new chapter following Jin’s story.

A New Chapter – Iki Island

According to the Playstation Blog, the new story will take players to Iki Island, which stays close to history as this island also was invaded during this time period. Jin will go investigate rumours of Mongols situated on the island, but soon is caught up in events that are “deeply personal”. This forces him to relive memories from his traumatic past.

The new chapter will contain a whole new story, new characters, a new Iki Island to explore, new armor for Jin and his horse, new mini-games, new techniques, new enemy types and much more. There will also be new animals to pet according to the blog post.

Ghost of Tsushima: Director’s Cut Playstation 5 Features

While the Director’s Cut edition will be coming to both PS4 and PS5, Playstation 5 will get some specific features. This includes offering lip sync for the Japanese voice-over, which takes advantage of PS5’s ability to render cinematics in real-time.

The haptic feedback feature will also be utilised in Ghost of Tsushima, Ghost of Tsushima: Legends and for the new Iki Island expansion, as well as adaptive triggers. The PS5 version will also get enhanced 3D audio, improving load times, 4K resolution options and framerates that target 60FPS.

Those who already own Ghost of Tsushima on PS4, will be able to transfer their save file to PS5, continuing your adventure where you left off. New players will need to complete up to Act 2 of Ghost of Tsushima in order to access the new Iki Island content.

Ghost of Tsushima Patch – Updates for All

A new patch will be coming for all Ghost of Tsushima owners which will contain some new updates. This will include alternate controller layouts, as well as the option to enable a target lock-on during combat. These updates will be added due to the feedback fans have given.

For Ghost of Tsushima Legends, players will gain an all-new mode coming soon, with details coming in the weeks to come. These updates will be free for any version of Ghost of Tsushima on either platform.

Ghost of Tsushima: Director’s Cut Pre-orders & Upgrades

The Ghost of Tsushima Director’s Cut will be available for $69.99 USD on PS5 and $59.99 for PS4. Pre-orders will be available digitally on the Playstation Store. Physicial versions will be available for various retailers. Participating retails will also give a digital mini soundtrack including two new songs from Iki Island and digital art book for those who pre-order.

Those who pre-order on the PS Store before launch will gain access to the PS4 version of Ghost of Tsushima, letting you start adventure and transfer your progress when the Director’s Cut launches in August.

Those who already own Ghost of Tsushima on PS4:

  • You can pre-order an upgrade to Director’s Cut on PS4 for $19.99 USD. This upgrade will become available starting on August 20.

Starting on August 20th:

  • If you bought Director’s Cut PS4, you’ll be able to upgrade to Director’s Cut PS5 at any time for $9.99 USD
  • You can also upgrade directly (from original Ghost of Tsushima PS4) to Director’s Cut on PS5 for $29.99 USD

If you want to know what we thought of Ghost of Tsushima be sure to check out our Ghost Of Tsushima Review: A Stylish Samurai Tale.

Ghost of Tsushima: Director’s Cut will be releasing on Playstation 5 and Playstation 4 on August 20th.


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