Sony’s Ghost of Tsushima has sold more than 5 million copies since its release this year. The PlayStation Worldwide Studios head revealed the news.
According to Games Industry, Ghost of Tsushima is the fastest Sony game for PS4 to reach 5 million sales! In the words of PlayStation head Hermen Hulst, it’s been the “fastest-selling first-party original PS4 game.”
The game is really doing well right now as far as reviews and reactions are concerned. It’s been praised a lot for its design and gameplay.
Ghost of Tsushima and its performance
This success means a lot for the new IP called Sucker Punch, under Sony. The subsidiary previously made the Infamous game series as well.
And Ghost of Tsushima is Sucker Punch’s first title since 2014 when it released Infamous First Flight. Interestingly, in July this year, there was leaked footage of a new game called Prophecy. However, it was later reported to be canceled.
Speaking of Tsushima, then last month also brought a new multiplayer mode for the players. It introduced two-player stories and four-player survival missions.
Talking about sales stats, then it’s now the fastest-selling new IP from the first-party studio on PS4. It also broke the previous record of Guerrilla’s Horizon: Zero Dawn. But it’s not the first instance for Sony to celebrate such success.
There’s been a tradition of all its first-party studio games to generate huge sales in the past. It includes Naughty Dog’s Uncharted 4 and later The Last of Us Part II, and Sony Santa Monica’s God of War.
In its PlayStation 4 history, the company’s most successful title is 2018’s Marvel’s Spider-Man. It sold more than 13 million copies in just under one year!
A possible sequel is coming soon!
Talking about the Ghost of Tsushima, then its popularity also means that another part will arrive sooner. Last month there were reports of a possible sequel and that the work will begin soon.
In the meantime, Sucker Punch can celebrate after witnessing a massive response for its newest project. The game basically shows a samurai named Jin Sakai, who’s on a quest to protect Tsushima Island. The plot is based on the time of the c.
Popular review portals like Metacritic, IGN, and GameSpot have given it brilliant ratings in their respective testing. On the other hand, general users like it due to a great gameplay experience, which is expected from a Sony title. So that’s a crucial factor too, that played an important part in its huge sales.
Ghost of Tsushima was exclusively released on July 17, 2020.
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