PS4 exclusive making the leap to the silver screen, the game’s director confirmed following a Deadline report Thursday. It’ll be helmed by director Chad Stahelski, who’ll no doubt bring plenty of intense action to the samurai adventure.is
The game, which hit PS4 last July, puts players in the role of samurai Jin Sakai as he tries to liberate the Japanese island of Tsushima from the invading Mongol Empire. He starts out as a stoic samurai, but adopts increasingly questionable methods that put him at odds with his more traditional allies.
“Jin is in very good hands with the film’s director. Chad Stahelski created something special with John Wick,” game director Nate Fox wrote in a blog post. “His vision for what could be, backed up by years of experience, combined to create some of the finest action scenes ever created. If anyone could bring to life the razor-sharp tension of Jin’s katana combat, it’s Chad Stahelski.”
The game has also sold 6.5 million copies since its release, Fox revealed. If you’re curious about it, the adventure is playable on PS5 via.
It’s not the only PlayStation game getting an adaptation — Tom Holland will play Nathan Drake in the, which is set to come out Feb. 11, 2022; Oscar Isaac is reportedly playing Solid Snake in a ; and The Last of Us is getting starring ‘s Pedro Pascal.