Ghost of Tsushima's long-awaited co-op mode, called Legends, will be out on October 16th, alongside a shiny New Game+ mode, per the PlayStation blog.
Announced in August, the upcoming Ghost of Tsushima: Legends is a standalone scenario that allows up to four players to tacjle special missions. According to the PlayStation Blog:
Ghost of Tsushima: Legends features two-player story missions and four-player survival missions, as well as a Raid that we’ll release in the weeks following launch. After you’ve downloaded version 1.1 of Ghost of Tsushima, you can visit the PlayStation Store from your PS4 to download a free unlock for Ghost of Tsushima: Legends, which will allow you to play.
Ghost of Tsushima: Legends will feature four playable Samurai classes: the Samurai itself, a Ronin, Hunter or an assassin. You can mix the different classes to suit your groups' playstyle - such as choosing the Assassin to teleport across a battlefield to help your friend out, or stand back from your team to snipe enemies with the Hunter. Sucker Punch also makes note that you can all play the same class as well - the choice really is up to you.
In addition to the story and survival missions, Ghost of Tsushima: Legends brings with it a four-player raid, sounding a bit like a mini-MMO as it requires top-tier gear to stand a chance.
You’ll need all your skill, top-tier gear, and a great 4-player team to be able to survive in Iyo’s realm! The Raid is an epic three-part adventure that will require excellent teamwork and communication to overcome. It will be released in the weeks following the launch of Ghost of Tsushima: Legends.
Also coming to Ghost of Tsushima this month is a New Game+ mode, as well as a new exclusive to the mode merchant. New Game+ brings with it a new type of flower: The Ghost Flower. This flower will be accepted by the new merchant in the new mode for even more vanity gear only available in the new game mode.
We really enjoyed Sucker Punch's Samurai epic when we reviewed Ghost of Tsushima earlier this year. The game scratched that Samurai epic itch, and while it did suffer from some framerate and camera issues, it was nonetheless a satisfying swan song for the PlayStation 4. Which is fitting, as it was the fastest selling new PlayStation IP per Superdata