Ghost Of Tsushima Has A Beloved One Piece Actor In Its Japanese Voice Cast
You'll be able to listen to him by switching to the Japanese voice track from the start of Ghost of Tsushima.
Sucker Punch Productions showed off Ghost of Tsushima in the latest State of Play. The showcase provided an in-depth look at the game and many of its features, one of which is a Japanese voice track that will be available from the very outset of the game. Since the game is set in Japan and the main character, Jin Sakai, is Japanese, this is good news for those that want to immerse themselves deeper into the setting and characters.
Jin didn't speak much during the State of Play demonstration, but fans of One Piece may have had their ears perk up when he did. That's because the Japanese voice actor for Jin is Kazuya Nakai, who plays the Straw Hat crew's very own swordsman, Roronoa Zorro. As fans of One Piece will be able to attest to, Nakai's voice is iconic, and, across the series, he has delivered some stunning performances as Zorro, which certainly bodes well for Jin and Ghost of Tsushima. The Japanese voice track for the game also includes the option to turn on subtitles.
The English voice actor for Jin, meanwhile, is Daisuke Tsuji, who has previously appeared in Death Stranding, Call of Duty: Black Ops 4, Prey, and Letters from Iwo Jima.
The State of Play provided lots of other details about Ghost of Tsushima, including how its combat works, the breadth of customization options that will be available to players, and cool visual options that can enhance the cinematic experience, such as an Akira Kurosawa-esque black and white film grain filter. You can rewatch the entire Ghost of Tsushima State of Play to see it all.
Ghost of Tsushima was originally set to release in June, but its new release date is July 17. The Last of Us Part II, the other major remaining PS4 exclusive, will now launch on June 19, while Iron Man VR is coming on July 3. You can read more about the game's pre-order bonuses and special editions in our Ghost of Tsushima pre-order guide.
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