The wildly successful action-adventure game Ghost of Tsushima has been given the go-ahead to develop a film with John Wicks Chad Stahelski attached to direct. Since the game’s launch in July 2020, it’s hit a milestone of selling over 6.5 million copies.

The game is published by Sony Interactive Entertainment and developed by Sucker Punch Productions. You take on the role of samurai warrior Jin Sakai, the only remaining member of his clan, who must dismiss the traditions which have shaped him to become the warrior he is to wage war for the freedom of Tsushima.

“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.

Ghost of Tsushima holds the title for PlayStation 4’s fastest-selling first-party original IP debut, selling over 2.4 million copies worldwide in its first 3 days! It was also a top nominee for the Game Awards 2020 with multiple nominations including Game of the Year, Best Narrative, Best Direction and Best Performer for Daisuke Tsuji.

Ghost of Tsushima will be the second movie to be created out of the partnership between Sony Pictures and PlayStation Productions, Uncharted is currently in post-production and set to hit the screen on 11th February 2022. Along with this, they are creating a The Last of Us TV series for HBO, with Craig Mazin attached to write and executive produce.

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