Right this moment the division of tourism, commerce, and trade of the town of Tsushima in Japan despatched a press launch saying a collaboration with Sony’s Ghost of Tsushima.
The collaboration relies on an official web site titled Ghost of Actual Tsushima each in Japanese and in English devoted to selling the true island in relation to the sport.
It contains loads of imagery that can let followers really feel the environment of the sport by actual footage of Tsushima. The press launch included comparability pictures which you’ll take pleasure in beneath.
They painting Watatsumi Shrine, Momiji Kaido, Komoda Seashore, and Banshoin Temple. The primary picture of every pair is from the sport, whereas the second is from the true Tsushima.
We additionally get three movies starring the foremost of Tsushima Naoki Hitakatsu, Ghost of Tsushima artistic director Jason Connell, and Jin Sakai Japanese voice actor Daisuke Tsuji.
Extra movies have been promised for the long run together with a trailer and extra.
There’s even a quiz to check your data of Tsushima and of the sport.
Right here’s an official remark concerning the initiative.
“Since round January of final 12 months, I used to be already speaking with The Metropolis of Tsushima and SIE to see if we may do one thing collectively, however as a result of new Coronavirus, every little thing had been postpone. Sucker Punch and SIE have thought of that as a result of Tsushima is such a distant island, that there are numerous limitations with medical facility availability, and for these causes, all of us determined to chorus from selling guests to return to the island.
Nevertheless, in response to the explosive hit of this work, we heard voices from customers from all around the world who needed to know extra about Tsushima, so we proceeded with talks with Sucker Punch Productions and SIE, and we had been desirous about what we may do throughout this time when journey to Japan is restricted. We determined that if we may present extra informative and pleasing content material about Tsushima now, that when the time comes when journey to Tsushima turns into doable, the expertise shall be that rather more pleasing. Shifting ahead, we hope that communication between customers will additional enliven “Ghost of Tsushima”.”
On high of the web site, artistic administrators Jason Connell and Nate Fox have been named the official title of “Ambssador of Tsushima” and can obtain an official letter of appreciation from the town.
Up to now, the title has been awarded to well-known Japanese folks, however that is the primary time that is completed with individuals who have contributed to popularize the identify and historical past of Tsushima with their work.
The explanation for the award is as follows:
“Firstly, they unfold the identify and historical past of “Tsushima” to the entire world in such a beautiful means. Even lots of Japanese folks have no idea the historical past of the “Gen-ko” interval (first Mongolian invasion of Japan). In the case of the world, the identify and placement of Tsushima is actually unknown, so I can’t thank them sufficient for telling our story with such phenomenal graphics and profound tales.”
Regardless of being developed by a western studio, Ghost of Tsushima has discovered lots of supporters in Japan, with native followers praising its portrayal of Japanese historical past and tradition. Its recognition led to renewed curiosity in the true island of Tsushima, even sparking a particular episode of the well-known “Sekai Fushigi Hakken!” (Uncover the World’s Mysteries) present.
Ghost of Tsushima is presently accessible completely for PS4 and you’ll learn our assessment. We just lately heard that the sport bought over 5 million copies and is the fastest-selling first-party unique PS4 sport of all time.