Ghost of Tsushima is poised to be one of the biggest PlayStation releases of the year. The anticipation for the game is at an all-time high. It is set to break the sales records in July. Everyone wants to see how the combat, story and vibe of this Samurai game come together. For now, players are also excited to hear the soundtrack of the game.
The developer of the game, Sucker Punch studios has clarified that the game seeks inspiration from all the Samurai movies. It has said that the studio has worked with several experts on the soundtrack so that it feels organic.
Ghost of Tsushima: Excellent Soundtrack
Composers Ilan Eshkeri and Shigeru “Ume” Umebayashi were both taken to provide a soundtrack for the game. There are several reasons for enlisting the help of these people. The first reason is the size of the game as well the opportunity to exchange ideas.
Plus, these people have already proved their mettle while making other soundtracks. They have already made soundtracks for Ninja Assassin, Ronin 47. The soundtrack of Sims 4 was also made by them. Hence, hiring them for the job is a good decision. Umebayashi has proved to be an experienced fellow. He has worked with several films such as Real Shaolin, True Legend and many others.
Ghost of Tsushima: What is the process?
They were asked about their process of writing and composing the music. They explained, “When listeners hear the music for the game, I hope that they feel the hearts of the people of Tsushima – those who love the land, living and ploughing with the natural bounties it offers, and those of the warriors who take their katanas and follow the way of the samurai.”
This seems like an interesting idea behind the composition. It is set to offer an immersive experience and given the duality of the character. It will be interesting to see how the sound adapts to the change in the character. When he is a samurai, it shall give off a different vibe, when he takes the form of the Ghost, it shall take a different approach.
The game will be available on July 17th, exclusively for PS4.