As a part of Sucker Punch’s announcement of the Ghost of Tsushima movie from John Wick’s Chad Stahelski, the studio additionally revealed a brand new gross sales determine and extra for the sport. In a blog post, sport director Nate Fox revealed that the PS4 unique that additionally performs on PS5 by backwards compatibility has bought 6.5 million copies.
Ghost of Tsushima being successful story for gross sales is not any shock, as the sport eclipsed all others from Sony’s first-party studios to develop into the fastest-selling new IP history on PS4. As of November 2020, the sport had sold 5 million copies.
That is an enormous quantity and makes it shortly one among Sony’s best-selling exclusives of the previous era. For comparability, PS4 video games God of War and Horizon: Zero Dawn every bought greater than 10 million copies, however these milestones got here later of their respective lifecycles. One other PS4 unique, The Last of Us Part II, bought 4 million copies in its first week.
Ghost of Tsushima is a bonafide hit. However maybe extra notable within the new announcement is that Fox mentioned roughly half of the individuals who purchased Ghost of Tsushima, or about 3.25 million folks, completed it. “Are you able to consider that?” Fox mentioned.
A 50% completion charge for Ghost of Tsushima is believed to be larger than common, and that is backed up by Fox’s incredulous assertion. For instance, It Takes Two developer Josef Fares lately mentioned he was knowledgeable that about 51% of people who played his previous game, A Way Out, finished it–and he was instructed this was a particularly excessive proportion.
Given the large success of Ghost of Tsushima, together with the announcement of the film, it appears doubtless that Sucker Punch will make a sequel, however this has not been introduced but.