Ghost of Tsushima’s PC Port is the First to Include New Mechanic that’ll Make Xbox Players Real Angry

PlayStation will now implement cross-play across PS4 and PS5 users as well as a new overlay system with the PC port of Ghost of Tsushima.

Ghost of Tsushima's PC Port is the First to Include New Mechanic that'll Make Xbox Players Real Angry

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  • PlayStation reveals the required PC specs to run Ghost of Tsushima Directors Cut on PC.
  • Sony may be taking notes from Xbox in terms of socialization and multiplayer.
  • Ghost of Tsushima Directors Cut on PC will feature a new overlay system and an integrated trophy set.
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Ghost of Tsushima is the latest PlayStation first-party title to be making a leap from Sony’s flagship console to PC and it will come with some exciting new features with it. Trophy hunters will greatly benefit from the integration of PC and PlayStation versions of the game.

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Xbox was a trailblazer in treating PCs as a viable alternative for gaming, allowing users to seamlessly connect with friends across both platforms. This was a revolutionary concept, yet it appears that Sony is quickly catching up and may even surpass this model.

Ghost of Tsushima Directors Cut PC Will Show Xbox How it is Done

The PC port of Ghost of Tsushima Director's Cut will enable cross-play with PS4 and PS5 users for the Legends multiplayer mode.
The PC port of Ghost of Tsushima Director’s Cut will enable cross-play with PS4 and PS5 users for the Legends multiplayer mode.

PlayStation just posted a new blog emphasizing the upcoming features and system requirements of the epic samurai tale on PC; some of them are revolutionary for Sony. Both versions of the game will now have a shared trophy system, which means any trophy that is unlocked regardless of platform will be honored if a player jumps from one to another.

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The game will be the first to introduce a new overlay system, allowing players to access the PlayStation Network seamlessly. This feature enables players to quickly connect with friends, view their current activities, including the games they are playing, and effortlessly initiate a party with straightforward cross-play functionality.

PlayStation and Sony acknowledged how fans responded to the game and used it as the trial run for a more ambitious leap to PC and perhaps a more unified experience across both platforms. Fans are more excited about the highly anticipated sequel than other established franchises, Sucker Punch Productions has struck gold with this title.

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Ghost of Tsushima Directors Cut Could Be the First of Many PC Improved Games

The significant enhancements made to the Ghost of Tsushima Directors Cut PC port could set a precedent for upcoming PlayStation game releases.
The significant enhancements made to the Ghost of Tsushima Directors Cut PC port could set a precedent for upcoming PlayStation game releases.

Ever since there were rumblings of a potential port to PC, the game was among the fan favorites and highly requested PlayStation Studios to be made available on a much more accessible platform. It is also nice to see Sony’s investment in purchasing Nixxes Software paying off with the extensive features that were absent from the base versions of the game being fully realized in this one.

Sony is embarking on a new chapter in the gaming industry, concentrating on the development of live-service multiplayer titles to attract a broader audience. The company aims to benefit both players and the company by bringing older, acclaimed titles to PC.

This strategy may be part of a larger scheme to build excitement and anticipation for upcoming PlayStation first-party exclusives that will eventually be released on PC.

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Xbox may have had the lead in terms of multiplayer in previous years but Sony is known for innate creativity and innovation. It won’t be long before PlayStation fully integrates PC and the flagship console to work symbiotically and offer more convenience for the gaming community.

What are your thoughts on Sony’s direction and are you excited for the PC port of Ghost of Tsushima Directors Cut? Let us know in the comments section below!

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