Earlier this week, a new ESRB rating revealed and leaked Ghost of Tsushima Director’s Cut for PlayStation 4 and PlayStation 5. Today, the game has been officially revealed alongside what’s coming with this version of Ghost of Tsushima. The game will be getting a new chapter, PS5 exclusive features, and other updates that are a direct response to some of the most requested features from the community. Ghost of Tsushima Director’s Cut launches for PlayStation 4 and PlayStation 5 on August 20.
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The biggest addition to Ghost of Tsushima Director’s Cut is a new chapter in protagonist Jin’s journey that will take place on the neighboring island of Iki. Jin travels to Iki to investigate rumors of a Mongol presence. Eventually, he finds himself caught up in events with deeply personal stakes that will force Jin to relive some traumatic moments from his past. Alongside the new story, this new chapter will bring new environments to explore, new armor for Jin and his horse, new mini-games, new techniques, new enemy types, and much more.
PlayStation 5 features coming to Ghost of Tsushima Director’s Cut includes lip sync for Japanese voice over for cutscenes in Tsushima and on Iki island, the use of haptic feedback and adaptive triggers, enhancements in 3D audio, reduced load times, 4K resolution options and framerates targeting 60 FPS. Players who own Ghost of Tsushima on PlayStation 4 can transfer over their save and pick up where they left off. New players can access Iki island content at the beginning of Act 2 and made your way to the Toyotama.
Anyone who owns Ghost of Tsushima can download a patch with some new updates. These include some new accessibility options for alternate controller layouts, as well as the option to enable a target lock-on during combat, and the option to hide the quiver during gameplay. Ghost of Tsushima: Legends, the multiplayer component of the game is also getting some updates, including an all-new mode. These updates will be available at no additional cost to owners of any version of Ghost of Tsushima on either platform.
Ghost of Tsushima Director’s Cut will cost $69.99 on PlayStation 5 and $59.99 on PlayStation 4. If you already own Ghost of Tsushima on PS4, you can pre-order an upgrade to the Director’s Cut for $19.99. If you buy the Director’s Cut on PS5, you can upgrade to the PS5 version for $9.99. Upgrading directly from the original Ghost of Tsushima on PS4 to Ghost of Tsushima Director’s Cut on PS5 for $29.99.
Pre-ordering physical versions of the game at participating retailers gets you a digital mini soundtrack with tracks from the original Ghost of Tsushima as well as 2 new songs from Iki island, and a digital art book featuring a selection of art from Ghost of Tsushima as well as 10 new pieces of Iki island concept art. Pre-ordering on the PS Store any time before launch gives you access to download the PS4 version of Ghost of Tsushima immediately so you can make progress in the game and transfer it when the Director’s Cut launches in August.