“Ghost of Tsushima” has been hailed as the best swordplay and combat in an open-world game to date, which has been reflected in the sales figures. Now, this extremely popular game is coming to the screen. As in the game, the film’s plot revolves around the young samurai Jin Sakai, and his journey to liberate Japan from a Mongol invasion.
The film will be developed in collaboration between Sony Pictures and Playstation Productions. Chad Stahelski will be the director, who has had great success in recent years with the action trilogy “John Wick”, we have reason to believe that he will bring to life the razor-sharp tension of Jin’s katana combat.
“We’re excited to be partnering with Chad and 87Eleven Entertainment, to bring their vision of Jin’s story to the big screen. We love working with creative partners like Chad, who has a passion for our games, ensuring we can create rich adaptations that will excite our fans and new audiences,” said Asad Qizilbash, Head of PlayStation Productions.
In the first three days alone, the game sold over 2.4 million copies, and it recently passed 6.5 million, around half of those people who purchased the game have made it all the way through it, which will make more than 3 million times the digital Mongols have been kicked out of digital Tsushima. When the Game Awards 2020 kicked off, “Ghost of Tsushima” was nominated in multiple categories, including “Best Game” and “Best Game Direction”. Daisuke Tsuji was also nominated for his role as Jin Sakai.