Ghost of Tsushima was among the very best video games of in 2015, permitting gamers to check out the island of Tsushima in an open-world experience motivated by timeless samurai movie theater. But it ends up that Sucker Punch’s most current task did more than simply captivate players; it raised awareness of the real-life place, and now the mayor is honoring 2 members of the advancement group by calling them tourist ambassadors for Tsushima.

Game director Nate Fox (who we talked to in 2015 on the Game Informer Show) and imaginative director Jason Connell from Sucker Punch will exist with the award and a letter of gratitude. 

A declaration from the mayor of Tsushima (as reported by VGC) checks out: “[Fox and Connell] spread out the name and history of Tsushima to the entire world in such a fantastic method,” he stated. “Even a great deal of Japanese individuals do not understand the history of the Gen-ko duration. When it concerns the world, the name and place of Tsushima is actually unidentified, so I cannot thank them enough for informing our story with such remarkable graphics and extensive stories.”

In addition, Sony Interactive Entertainment will interact with the island on a brand-new tourist project to teach fans of the video game more about its real-world equivalent. Though Ghost of Tsushima is an excellent video game with an expressive setting, it is essential to bear in mind that it isn’t always traditionally loyal; Sucker Punch didn’t recreate the period even pay tribute to its popular representation in motion pictures.  That representation settled; Ghost of Tsushima was a substantial sales success for Sony and Sucker Punch, offering 2.4 million copies in simply 3 days.  

If you aren’t able to in fact go to Tsushima in reality, you can a minimum of see a few of the most outstanding sights the video game needs to use, like the most popular warm springs and bear-related accidents.

[via VGC]