Looks like Kojima Productions and its big boss Hideo Kojima have earned quite the achievement for their very first IP, as Death Stranding has sold over five million copies on PS4 and PC — with the company celebrating the good news while also stating that the upcoming director’s cut will have big improvements over the original game.
In an interview with GamesIndustry, Kojima Productions Head of Publishing Jay Boor shared the news that Death Stranding has performed quite well — sharing the numbers as of the first quarter of this year.
“As of March 2021, Death Stranding has sold through over five million units worldwide on PlayStation 4 and PC.”\
In addition to celebrating the sales numbers, Boor reiterated that the company is optimistic about the release of Death Stranding Director’s Cut — and emphasized that the new version of the game for PS5 will feature new several enhancements visual and gameplay wise.
“Death Stranding’s core component is its Social Strand System, which is a unique asynchronous multiplayer feature that enables players to connect with other players from around the globe through a variety of in-game actions. The Director’s Cut will expand on this system and we will be sharing more on that in the weeks to come.
“In addition, Director’s Cut will also include visual and performance upgrades that take full advantage of the PlayStation 5’s next-gen features, as well as a variety of new content developed from the ground up. We’re introducing new missions and added storylines, more weapons, vehicles and equipment, we’ve even added a racing mode and online leaderboards as well.
If you missed out on the details for Death Stranding Director’s Cut including the download size and pre-order details, read up on it here.