Ghost Of Tsushima Release Day Buying Guide: Price, Special Editions, And More

Ghost of Tsushima, one of the last major PS4 exclusives, is finally out now. Developed by Infamous series studio Sucker Punch, Ghost of Tsushima is an open-world action stealth game set in feudal Japan. You play as one of the only samurai to survive the Mongol invasion of the island of Tsushima in 1274. Your job is to sneak around, fight enemies, and take the island back.

Ghost of Tsushima gameplay first debuted in an E3 2018 trailer, giving us our first glimpse at its stunning world. Reminiscent of traditional samurai films, we see the protagonist, Jin, in the Otsuna Grassland. He squares off with three Mongol invaders to meet up with his ally Masako. Not only is the open world absolutely breathtaking, but the battles are also beautifully choreographed to fit into the picturesque beauty of feudal Japan.

In GameSpot’s Ghost of Tsushima review, senior editor Edmond Tran praised the game’s gorgeous open world and stylish combat but felt the mission structure of loops were dull, giving it a positive 7/10. “The game hits a lot of fantastic cinematic highs, and those ultimately lift it above the trappings of its familiar open-world quest design and all the innate weaknesses that come with it–but those imperfections and dull edges are definitely still there,” he wrote. “Ghost of Tsushima is at its best when you’re riding your horse and taking in the beautiful world on your own terms, armed with a sword and a screenshot button, allowing the environmental cues and your own curiosity to guide you. It’s not quite a Criterion classic, but a lot of the time it sure looks like one.”

Unfortunately, it’s too late to claim any of Ghost of Tsushima’s pre-order bonuses, but if you still need to buy the game, you can check out its editions and what each one comes with below.

Ghost of Tsushima pre-order bonuses

Ghost of Tsushima had a few pre-order bonuses available for securing your copy early: a Jin avatar, a mini soundtrack featuring select songs from the game, and a Jin PS4 dynamic theme based on Ghost of Tsushima’s box art. Unfortunately, they’re no longer available now that the game is out.

Buy Ghost of Tsushima standard edition

The standard edition of Ghost of Tsushima will come with just the base game. It’ll cost you $60 as usual. The physical launch edition is available at select retailers. You can also buy it digitally at the PlayStation Store.

Buy Ghost of Tsushima Digital Deluxe Edition

The Digital Deluxe edition for Ghost of Tsushima is available now at the PlayStation Store for $70. For $10 more, you’ll get the following in-game and digital bonuses:

  • Hero of Tsushima skin set: provides an additional in-game horse, saddle, mask, sword, and armor set for Jin
  • Charm of Hachiman’s Favor
  • One technique point
  • PS4 dynamic theme based on the box art
  • Samurai PS4 dynamic theme
  • Digital mini art book by Dark Horse
  • Director’s commentary

Buy Ghost of Tsushima Special Edition

The Ghost of Tsushima Special edition will be available at select retailers and cost the same as the Digital Deluxe Edition: $70. In this premium edition, you’ll get some physical goodies along with in-game items:

  • Steelbook case with game
  • Voucher for in-game Hero of Tsushima mask and sword skin
  • Charm of Hachiman’s Favor
  • One technique point
  • PS4 dynamic theme based on the box art
  • Samurai PS4 dynamic theme
  • Digital mini art book by Dark Horse
  • Director’s commentary

It’s currently sold out everywhere but may come back into stock at some point. You can check the listings below.

Buy Ghost of Tsushima Collector’s Edition

Of course, this highly anticipated AAA game is getting a fancy Collector’s edition. The Collector’s edition for Ghost of Tsushima retails for $170 and includes a wide array of physical collectibles. Unfortunately, it’s currently sold out, but like the Special edition, we’ve seen it come into stock sporadically.

  • Steelbook case with game
  • Replica polyresin mask and stand (not meant to be worn)
  • Sashimono war banner (4.5 feet long)
  • Furoshiki wrapping cloth
  • Physical 48-page mini art book by Dark Horse
  • Cloth world map
  • Voucher for all digital content from Digital Deluxe edition

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