Ghost of Tsushima to get New Game+ and co-op mode in upcoming v1.1 update
After a long wait, Sony has given us more details about the Ghost of Tsushima version 1.1 update. Sony wrote in a blog post about the details and features which will be introduced in the update.
The update will mark the release of the much awaited multiplayer mode- Ghost of Tsushima: Legends. Along with Legends, the update will also feature New Game+, new merchants, new dyes, custom gear loadouts, and more. The new version 1.1 update was announced on Twitter and it releases on October 16, 2020.
Let’s dive deeper into what the update has to offer
Ghost of Tsushima is a PlayStation 4 exclusive action-adventure, stealth developed by Sucker Punch Productions. The game was released on 17 July 2020 and has become wildly popular and it has received several updates since then. The latest update, version 1.1, finally answers players’ calls for a co-op mode.
Ghost of Tsushima: Legends
Ghost of Tsushima: Legends is a brand new, online co-operative multiplayer experience where you can team up with your friends and live your samurai fantasy in a whole new way. Ghost of Tsushima: Legends will be a free update for all Ghost of Tsushima owners.
Ghost of Tsushima: Legends will feature two-player story missions and four-player survival missions. A ‘Raid’ mode which is a three-part adventure in Iyo’s realm will require excellent teamwork and communication to survive. It will release a few weeks after the launch.
Players can unlock Ghost of Tsushima: Legends for free from the PlayStation store after they have downloaded version 1.1 of Ghost of Tsushima. An internet connection and an active PlayStation Plus subscription will be required to play with other players.
The update will also introduce us to a new character- Gyozen the Storyteller. Gyozen will share one of his stories about the “Ghosts”, referring to other players. Speaking to Gyozen will give players access to the Ghost of Tsushima: Legends lobby. Players can join the lobby directly from the title menu or the pause menu or by accepting a PSN invitation from a friend.
Classes in Ghosts of Tsushima: Legends
In Ghost of Tsushima: Legends, players will be allowed to the choice of picking 1 class from 4 different classes. Each class has it’s unique advantages. After a short tutorial after starting the co-op mode, players can choose which class they want to unlock first. Remaining classes can be unlocked as the players rank up.
Samurai class with their large health and attack can dive straight into combat to cut down enemies.
Hunter takes the role of a ‘sniper’ and kill enemies without being spotted.
Ronin is the support class. They can revive others and summon a spirit dog. Yes, you can pet that spirit dog.
The assassin class is preferable to those who like to deal ‘One-Shot Blows.’ Assassin class is able to deal massive damage with a single strike.
New Game+ is a mode where re-embark on Jin’s Journey with increased difficulty. You’ll keep all your techniques, gear, and vanity items obtained in a previous playthrough.
A ghost flower merchant has also been added to the New Game+ mode.
Players can earn the new Ghost Flower in the New Game+ mode and exchange the flower for new armor dyes and other vanity gear.
There’s an option to enable Armor Loadouts, which will allow you to assign all charms and vanity items to each armor set to quickly swap between loadouts according to your preference.
Other than that, play time will be displayed when you select the saved files and new options have been added to Photo Mode.
Ghost of Tsushima – Version 1.1 Update Trailer
Ghosts of Tsushima version 1.1 update releases on October 16, 2020 for PS4.