Ghost of Tsushiuma: Legends, the post-launch, multiplayer add-on to Sucker Punch Productions’ 2020 open-world journey, can be accessible as a stand-alone product starting Aug. 20, the identical day Ghost of Tsushima Director’s Reduce launches for PlayStation 5 and PS4.
Ghost of Tsushima: Legends can be accessible on each consoles within the PlayStation Retailer for $19.99. A weblog put up Wednesday morning promised that it’s “the identical Legends content material accessible by house owners of Ghost of Tsushima,” excepting sure cosmetics which are unlocked within the single-player marketing campaign.
So that may embody every little thing that’s gone into Ghost of Tsushima: Legends since its October debut, plus a number of content material updates that may start with an Aug. 20 patch. That patch rebalances Legends’ Survival mode, shortening its session size, and provides new, weekly variations to the Survival Nightmare problem. This patch is free to everybody who owns the bottom recreation Ghost of Tsushima or who buys Ghost of Tsushima Director’s Reduce or Ghost of Tsushima: Legends.
On Sept. 3, Ghost of Tsushima: Legends will get a brand new mode referred to as Rivals, wherein two groups of two gamers compete in a horde mode format. The aim is to wipe out extra enemies and progress by extra ranges than the opposite workforce, however gamers can spend Magatama (the in-world forex) to get perks, Curses, and different pickups to thwart their rivals’ progress. Spend sufficient and the Ultimate Stand waves start. End these waves earlier than the opposite workforce, and also you win the match.
Alongside Rivals, Ghost of Tsushima: Legends will get a Gear Mastery system, which expands Legends’ development system past its present 110 ranges. Gamers with gear that has topped out at 110 can now bind it to a category of Legend and activate Mastery Challenges which, when accomplished, will improve its Ki stage to 120. Mastery Challenges may even unlock a brand new Capacity and new Strategies for every class and, when full, will enable gamers so as to add a second perk to their loadout.
The brand new Rivals mode and all further content material is out there to those that have already got the usual Ghost of Tsushima recreation for PlayStation 4. (Simply to be clear, you additionally get all these items with Director’s Reduce on both platform, too.) Sucker Punch says that, starting Sept. 10, Ghost of Tsushima: Legends may even get 4 free weekly content material updates. These will embody one other Rivals map, new Survival maps, and a brand new model of final yr’s raid, Trials of Iyo, which will increase the problem however “affords challenges in bite-sized chunks.” The brand new raid could have a brand new leaderboard as nicely.