Sucker Punch Productions’ Ghost of Tsushima is finally out, and you can start exploring Japan as Jin Sakai, a samurai trying to repel invading Mongol soldiers. While you can trek across the landscape on foot as much as you like, the main way to travel is by horse. If you’ve got fed up with your horse while partway through the game, you might be wondering if you can change it. If that is you, here’s everything you need to know about whether you can change horse in Ghost of Tsushima.
Galloping through the fields of Japan is a beautiful sight and Sucker Punch has made it a seamless part of the experience, letting you pick up items from the world as you pass them on your horse. However, your horse might not be exactly what you want it to be.
Can You Change Horse in Ghost of Tsushima?
While Ghost of Tsushima makes you choose a horse at the start of the game, you’re actually able to jump onto any horse you find in the game. All you have to do is press R2 to mount one once you’ve found it.
However, you will have that choice you made at the start tied to you for a while. When Jin calls his horse, that’s the one that will come to you, so make sure you’ve made a good decision.
However, while you’re stuck with one horse for the first half of the game, an opportunity does arise to change it.
We’ll get into how and why below, but be warned that it’ll feature spoilers for a particular moment in Ghost of Tsushima. If you don’t want anything spoiled, stop reading here.
A while into the game, you will get the chance to change horse because the one you picked previously dies in a very emotional scene. A couple of story missions later you’ll get to pick and name another one.
You’ll be stuck with this one for the rest of the game, though, so make sure you’re happy with it!
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