at The Game Awards tonight, including a Summer 2020 release window on PlayStation 4.The trailer was full of cinematic new gameplay and a whole lot of story, including stealth kill mechanics and hint of the narrative driving The Ghost’s journey. Accompanying much of the gameplay was a live orchestra playing music from the game. See that trailer below:A blog post released after the trailer revealed further details. “While Jin starts our game as a samurai, he’ll learn skills and adopt tactics that are decidedly not samurai-like,” the post reads. It also describes Ghost of Tsushima as “the biggest game Sucker Punch has ever made by a wide margin.”
The game’s box art was also revealed, which you can see alongside more screenshots in the gallery below:
Ghost of Tsushima – Game Awards 2019 Screens and Box Art
While an exact date wasn’t given, the Summer 2020 release is the first confirmation that Ghost of Tsushima will be arriving a bit before the anticipated holiday launch of the PlayStation 5. The confirmation that it would on PlayStation 4 is also sure to put some fans who were worried it could potentially be a PS5-exclusive game at ease.
After months of silence around Ghost of Tsushima – the last we saw of it was E3 2018 – the trailer was teased at Sony’s most recent State of Play. Check out IGN for more announcements from tonight’s Game Awards.
Disclosure: The Ghost of Tsushima blog post linked above was written by former IGN editor Andrew Goldfarb, now a member of Sucker Punch. His involvement with the game had no influence on our coverage it.
Tom Marks is IGN’s Deputy Reviews Editor and resident pie maker. You can follow him on Twitter.
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