Ghost of Tsushima followers have been handled to a number of new content material and substantial updates prior to now couple of weeks. With the launch of Ghost of Tsushima: Director’s Cut, the Iki Island enlargement DLC, and Ghost of Tsushima: Legends‘ Rivals mode, there’s greater than sufficient content material to satiate gamers each outdated and new. But one account, dubbed Can You Pet the Dog?, has concentrated its consideration towards a a lot smaller replace to the sport.
This explicit account follows which video games permit gamers to pet a canine or comparable animal, home or in any other case. The account has constructed a substantial identify for itself, and is considered by many to have ushered in an period of video games that consciously embody animals that gamers can work together with. Players might beforehand pet Ghost of Tsushima‘s foxes, who would first cause them to Inari shrines from respective fox dens. In the case of Ghost of Tsushima, nevertheless, the account has noticed a notable replace in fox habits.
Today, the account has noticed an lovely replace in Ghost of Tsushima that provides animations for foxes when they’re petted. With these new animations, which can finest be described by followers as “tippy taps,” foxes fortunately anticipate pets with fast, antsy steps as an enter immediate seems above them. Foxes additionally roll over onto their backs within the replace and kick their ft upward as they obtain stomach rubs. The account means that these animations could have been applied in Ghost of Tsushima‘s newest 2.08 patch, which rings true since they weren’t beforehand seen in-game beforehand.
Players have already responded positively to the replace’s fox animations as a top quality of life change in Ghost of Tsushima and an incentive for anybody who has not but picked up the sport to lastly achieve this. Sucker Punch Productions shared that 55.63 million foxes have been pet inside Ghost of Tsushima‘s first yr, demonstrating how a lot enjoyable gamers have had exploring the island’s open-world and encountering its healthful critters. It is smart, then, that these playful participant interactions with cute animals would stay a precedence shifting ahead.
A number of content material has been tailored over into Ghost of Tsushima’s newest enlargement improve, akin to its console legacy skins being transferred over from its multiplayer mode to its single-player mode by means of easter egg-laden shrines. Foxes receiving new animations is maybe not as giant of an replace to Ghost of Tsushima as a complete island DLC, however the reception to it reveals that followers enormously respect these smaller particulars and the way they have an effect on the sport’s environment.
Ghost of Tsushima: Director’s Cut is accessible now on PS4 and PS5.