Ahead of its launch next month, PlayStation has released a trailer unveiling more details about the island, and what's in store for the samurai.
A new PlayStation Blog post that accompanied the trailer mentioned the Iki Island expedition will be a traumatic journey for Jin:
He’s been there once before. And in confronting a new and dangerous enemy, he will be forced to face old fears, and unearth deeply buried traumas. As you explore a new island and battle new threats, you’ll also delve into the dark past of clan Sakai…
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Iki Island expansion will feature additional enemy types and expand exploration as you face a new villain
In the new Iki Island trailer, we witness Jin's expedition to the Island and get a closer look at "The Eagle," an obscure shaman leading a Mongolian cult.
It looks as though we'll be treated to an extended look at Jin's past, as we learn more about the path he took to becoming a samurai.
The blog post also highlights the different enemies posing a threat on Iki Island:
In the fight to save Iki, Jin will encounter pirates and smugglers, mad monks and haunted caves. There will be new legends to hear, and new techniques to learn. Jin will have to bring all his skills to bear to defeat this new enemy.
This blurb confirms earlier leaked reports that Jin will face a variety of adversaries in the new Ghost of Tsushima expansion.
[Source: PlayStation Blog]