Ghost of Tsushima Director’s Cut With PS5 Upgrades, Iki Island Expansion Pack Announced

Ghost of Tsushima Director’s Cut is set to release for PlayStation 5 and PlayStation 4 on August 20. Bundled in the Director’s Cut will be the original game along with all the DLCs that Sucker Punch, the developer of the game, has released to date. PS5 players will also be getting some additional content, including support for DualSense adaptive triggers and 4K/ 60fps compatibility. The regular edition of Ghost of Tsushima was released in July 2020 and became one of the fastest-selling PlayStation originals games by November.

Sucker Punch made the announcement for Ghost of Tsushima Director’s Cut on the PlayStation blog. The Director’s Cut edition will be available for $69.99 (roughly Rs. 5,200) on PS5 and for $59.99 (roughly Rs. 4,500) on PS4.

However, if players already own the regular edition of the game on PS4, they can upgrade to the Director’s Cut on PS4 for $19.99 (roughly Rs. 1,500) starting August 20. Players who wish to upgrade to the Director’s cut on PS5 can do so for $29.99 (roughly Rs. 2,200). Also, players who own the Director’s Cut edition on PS4 can upgrade to the PS5 version at any time for $9.99 (roughly Rs. 750).

The Director’s Cut for Ghost of Tsushima is also getting the Iki Island expansion pack. The Iki Island expansion pack comes with a new story, new characters, new environments to explore, new armour for Jin and his horse, new mini-games, new techniques, new enemy types, among other additions. Sucker Punch has also added new animals that Jin can pet.

Ghost of Tsushima Director’s Cut’s Iki Island Expansion pack will add new story, characters, more
Photo Credit: Sucker Punch/ Sony

There are some exclusive new features for the PS5 version of the Director’s Cut edition. The game will now offer Japanese lip-sync, a feature that many players asked for. The game also takes advantage of the DualSense controller’s haptic feedback and adaptive triggers. Moreover, there are also 3D audio enhancements, improved load times, 4K resolution options, and 60fps targets.

The developers mentioned that players who own Ghost of Tsushima on PS4 will be able to transfer their saved game over to their PS5 consoles. The new Iki Island content will be available to existing players if they’ve reached the Toyotama region, beginning in Act 2.

Alongside the Director’s Cut, owners of Ghost of Tsushima will be able to download a patch that contains some updates for the game. The patch will contain some new accessibility options for alternate controller layouts, option to enable target lock-on during combat, and the option to hide the quiver during gameplay. Ghost of Tsushima: Legends players will also be getting an all-new mode that the developers will announce in the coming weeks.

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