After taking dwelling numerous awards and reward final 12 months at launch, Sucker Punch has lastly given followers a giant motive to return to its visually beautiful recreation. Ghost of Tsushima: Director’s Cut advances the PS4 recreation to the following gen, gaining 4K decision, improved loading instances, haptic suggestions, 3D Audio help, and even a full Japanese lip sync characteristic. In addition to new options, Ghost of Tsushima Director’s Cut additionally consists of the brand new Iki Island growth marketing campaign, in addition to extra gadgets to gather.
As anticipated, Ghost of Tsushima is a recreation crammed with Easter eggs, hidden all through its expansive tackle the Island of Tsushima. Fans found a hidden shrine with a desk that had a bunch of curious gadgets scattered about it. In reality, the desk contained references to loads of different PlayStation titles like Gran Turismo, Ratchet and Clank, and even Shadow of the Colossus. However, the latest growth additionally hides a reasonably cool secret associated to Sony Santa Monica’s God of War franchise.
Fans of Ghost of Tsushima have managed to return throughout the mysterious Shrine of Ash on Iki Island north of Yahata Forest. Upon nearer inspection, the shrine options an axe caught within the facet of a birch tree with a golden handprint on the facet of the trunk, a transparent nod to the 2018 God of War recreation. While the shrine additionally incorporates a scroll retelling the story of Kratos and Atreus, it additionally features a puzzle that unlocks a reasonably cool reward for many who full it.
After equipping the Sakai Clan Armor and taking out the sword, a cutscene will present Jin being coated in ash, in the end unlocking the God of War themed set of armor. This consists of the Helm of War, Spartan Mask, and the Ghost of Sparta dye which is predominantly white with crimson markings harking back to Kratos. The gear additionally options quite a few small particulars akin to chains across the wristsd and forearms, meant to look like Kratos’ Blades of Chaos. In reality, gamers might have already seen this armor because the God of War impressed armor was initially added to the multiplayer Legends mode, although that is the primary time it’s out there inside the only participant recreation.
The response to Ghost of Tsushima has been extremely optimistic from gamers critics and even those that are literally residing on Tsushima Island. Not solely has the recreation’s reputation helped crowdfund repairs to the the Watatsumi Shrine after a Typhoon induced harm, Tsushima mayor Hiroki Hitakatsu made recreation director Nate Fox and inventive director Jason Connell everlasting Tourism Ambassadors. Now, with the Iki Island growth, gamers will get to proceed exploring the area and the Iki Archipelago.
Ghost of Tsushima is obtainable for PS4 and PS5.