Everything new in Death Stranding Director’s Cut, DLC, and the Digital Deluxe Edition

There’s a ton of new updates coming in the Death Stranding: Director’s Cut launching next week.

Even if you’ve played the game before, the stuff in here may well be worth giving it a second look. Obvious differences are a 4K and targetted 60 FPS through performance mode. There’s also a Fidelity Mode with 4k at a lower frame rate.

3D Audio support has been included as well as a Widescreen Mode, which adjusts aspect ratio to 21:9.

Unsurprisingly as well, if you get the game on PS5, there will be DualSense compatibility, tailoring the experience to the controller, and improved loading times.

But that’s just the start as there are a ton of tweaks in here, including items which reduce fall damage, a buddy bot and cargo launcher.

There’s new Delivery Missions as well described as action packed, and the option to revisit past battles and access new weapons.

You can also find the Fragile Circuit, which is a racing mode implemented into the game along with time trials and championships, and a ton of new music from artists such as Apocalyptica, Woodkid and more.

This is more than just a mere upgrade. Some might even call it Death Stranding 1.5, but it all sounds pretty awesome.

If you own Death Stranding on PS4, you can upgrade to the PS5 version for $10, which doesn’t seem all that bad considering the additional content on offer.

There is also a Death Stranding Director’s Cut Digital Deluxe Edition which gives you access to

  • Digital Mini Art book with mini soundtrack PS5 app
  • Avatar set
  • All Digital Deluxe Edition content
  • In-game suit colors x 2 (gold and silver)
  • New in-game power glove colors x 2 (gold and silver)
  • Additional in-game BB Pod customisation options x 2 (gold and silver)
  • Additional in-game backpack patches

Death Stranding Director’s Cut launches on September 24th.

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Brad Baker

Brad is an absolute horror buff and adores the new take on I.T. He also fancies himself as a bit of a Battle Royale master but never when anyone's watching.
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