Ghostwire Tokyo: Everything We Know So Far

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Tango Gameworks is releasing a new first-person horror, Ghostwire: Tokyo. A gameplay trailer was showcased at the PS5 reveal event yesterday and have got many, like us, interested.

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The studio is being led by Shinji Mikami who directed the first instalment of Resident Evil and created The Evil Within series. He describes the game to be eerie but stylish - we've gathered as much information as we can, so you can get yourself informed.

Ghostwire: Tokyo - Latest News

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Confirmed Release Date and System Requirements - February 7, 2022

Tango Gameworks has revealed Ghostwire: Tokyo's release date, launchin on March 25, 2022. Furthermore, they've also outlined the minimum and recommended system requirements for the game on PC (courtesy of Steam) are now available.

Here's what you need to run it:

Ghostwire: Tokyo Minimum System Requirements

  • Requires a 64-bit processor and operating system
  • OS: 64-bit Windows 10 version 1909 or higher
  • Processor: Core I7 4770K @ 3.5GHZ or AMD Ryzen 5 2600
  • Memory: 12 GB RAM
  • Graphics: Nvidia GTX 1060 or AMD RX 5500 XT (VRAM 6 GB or higher)
  • DirectX: Version 12
  • Storage: 20 GB available space
  • Additional Notes: SSD storage recommended
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Ghostwire: Tokyo Recommended System Requirements

  • Requires a 64-bit processor and operating system
  • OS: 64-bit Windows 10 version 1909 or higher
  • Processor: Core I7 6700 @ 3.4GHZ or AMD Ryzen 5 2600
  • Memory: 16 GB RAM
  • Graphics: Nvidia GTX 1080 or AMD RX 5600 XT (VRAM 6 GB or higher)
  • DirectX: Version 12
  • Storage: 20 GB available space
  • Additional Notes: SSD storage
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Delayed to 2022 - July 13, 2021

Ghostwire Tokyo has been delayed to 2022, Tango Gameworks has confirmed in a statement on Twitter.

What Is Ghostwire: Tokyo?

It takes place in an apocalyptic event. There’s isn't currently a huge amount of information on the game but a teaser and a gameplay trailer have been released (see below).

Bethesda stated, “Tokyo is overrun by deadly supernatural forces after 99% of the city’s population vanished.” From the looks of things the main character is the hero of this story and you as the player must fight against paranormal entities and cleanse the city of evil.

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Ghostwire: Tokyo - Release Date

Ghostwire: Tokyo launches on March 25, 2022, arriving for PS5 and PC. Players can access the game early by purchasing the Deluxe Edition of Ghostwire: Tokyo, launching instead on March 22. That includes additional content, such as the Streetwear Outfit Pack, Shinobi Outfit, and Kunai Weapon.

Ghostwire: Tokyo - DualSense Functionality

Tango Gameworks said that aside from using haptics and adaptive triggers during combat, "otherwordly voices" will come through the DualSense speakers and help you perceive things through a sixth sense. It will reportedly be vital for solving Tokyo's mysteries.

As per GhostWire: Tokyo's official PlayStation store page, conventional weapons and supernatural powers will utilise these features. There's also 3D Audio.

Ghostwire: Tokyo - Trailer

In the release trailer, we see civilians going about their daily lives, crossing the busy Tokyo streets, getting the train, something to eat. Then suddenly they vanish, leaving only their clothes behind. Ghostly and paranormal beings appear in the streets and start tormenting the few people left.

That's when we see the character the player will control. A masked man, with no real clues as to who he is apart from his supernatural powers.

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Ghostwire: Tokyo - Gameplay

Sony's PS5 reveal event premiered a gameplay trailer. We got a preview to what enemies look like, showing a diverse amount of them. GhostWire: Tokyo's combat system was also shown.

As for the technical details, GhostWire: Tokyo's official PlayStation store page advised it'll feature ray tracing and HDR, offering better lighting and vibrant visuals. Thanks to the PS5's SSD, that page also confirms we can travel through Tokyo without load times.

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