Ghost of Tsushima could have a black-and-white ‘samurai cinema’ mode

Ghost of Tsushima will have a black-and-white ‘samurai cinema’ mode

Sucker Punch Productions’ open-world samurai motion sport, Ghost of Tsushima, can pay homage to the traditional Japanese movies it’s clearly drawing inspiration from with a “Samurai Cinema” mode. The developer revealed the brand new mode, which supplies the sport a grainy, black-and-white movie visible type, throughout an episode of State of Play devoted to revealing new particulars about Ghost of Tsushima.

Samurai Cinema mode might be turned on proper from the beginning of the PlayStation 4 sport. The black-and-white mode will overlay the sport with mud, scratches, fibers, and different imperfections that give the presentation a filmic high quality, à la Samurai Assassin, Harakiri, or early Kurosawa movies. (Sucker Punch additionally described the filter as “windy” throughout State of Play, apparently hinting that the mode will introduce fixed gusts of wind.)

With what seems to be minimal HUD choices, followers searching for a traditional cinematic expertise will wish to activate Samurai Cinema mode instantly.

Ghost of Tsushima will probably be launched for PlayStation 4 on July 17. You can watch the 18-minute State of Play presentation in 4K for an in-depth have a look at the sport. Here are a pair extra 4K screens for a sharper have a look at Samurai Cinema mode.

Image: Sucker Punch Productions/Sony Interactive Entertainment

A black and white shot of two samurai squaring off from Ghost of Tsushima.

A black and white screenshot of a samurai about to unsheathe his sword from Ghost of Tsushima.

Image: Sucker Punch Productions/Sony Interactive Entertainment

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