A crowdfunding marketing campaign for repairs to the real-life island of Tsushima has concluded with greater than 27m yen (£192k) raised – 500 per cent of its unique aim – thanks partly to donations from followers of Ghost of Tsushima.
The challenge will make sure the reconstruction of the Torii gate at Tsushima’s Watatsumi Shrine, which was destroyed by a storm in September final 12 months. The construction presently lies in items, half-submerged in water (thanks, Siliconera).
Crowdfunding started in November through Camp-Fire, a Japanese various to Kickstarter. Rapidly, the trigger was observed and picked up by Ghost of Tsushima followers – who’ve been thanked by the challenge’s founders.
Now, restoration of the Torii gate might be ensured – alongside a recent stone monument close by which is able to record the names of anybody who donated greater than 10k yen (£71). The shrine is scheduled to be completed by this August, if all goes nicely.
Final November, PlayStation introduced Ghost of Tsushima had hit 5m gross sales, making it the “fastest-selling first-party unique PS4 sport”. Little doubt we’ll be seeing extra of its world sooner or later.