Sucker Punch Productions is preparing a very exciting patch for Ghost of Tsushima. In version 1.1, the player will be able to equip a Charm of Canine Recruitment that allows you to pet dogs and then recruit them to your side as allies.
This is the most important addition with patch 1.1; the second most important is the co-op mode which includes modes for both two and four players. You’ll be able to pet good dogs in those mods as well.
...and you can also pet the spirit dogs in Ghost of Tsushima: Legends. pic.twitter.com/a5N7G3oMOU— Ghost of Tsushima OUT NOW (@SuckerPunchProd) October 8, 2020
There are still a few questions remaining. For one, this Charm is only available in New Game + mode, which seems a bit odd. Why wouldn’t the player want to equip and pet every dog they find throughout their first playthrough?
Patch 1.1 also adds new powerful charms, a new horse, and a new merchant who sells exclusive dyes and vanity items to New Game plus. In the weeks following launch, a multiplayer raid will release for those interested in a new challenge. The patch is set to arrive on Oct. 16.