New Ghostwire Tokyo Update May 2 Adds PS5 VRR Support and Improves Performance


Bethesda and Tango Gameworks have rolled out a new Ghostwire Tokyo update across PS5 and PC, adding VRR support on Sony’s console and improving performance.

In addition to VVR support and improved performance, the new May 2 update also allows players to fast-travel earlier in the game. In addition, PC players are now able to enable/disable mouse smoothing via a new “mouse smoothing” option. Other changes include various fixes for encountered issues as well as overhauled starting values for player camera options and adjustments to the gamepad analog stick deadzone.

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You’ll find the official release notes for the Ghostwire Tokyo May 2 update down below:

Ghostwire Tokyo Update May 2nd Release Notes PS5/PC


  • Performance Improvements: This update addresses some performance issues for PS5 and PC.
  • Silence, Tengu: There’ve been some noise complaints about the Tengu, so Ed has developed some noise-cancelling headphones for Akito and KK. (Tengu volume can now be adjusted.)
  • Children’s Day Cosmetic and Emotes: Two new emotes and a new headwear piece inspired by Golden Week.


Held annually on May 5 in Japan, Children’s Day is one of four national holidays observed during Golden Week, to celebrate the health and happiness of children—typically by decorating with fish-shaped kites and wearing paper samurai helmets! Now you can get in on the festivities in Ghostwire: Tokyo: – Koinobori Emote – Akito displays koi-shaped streamers – “They Grow Up So Fast” Emote – Akito proudly dons a folded paper “Kabuto” samurai helmet – Paper Kabuto – Wear the origami samurai helmet from the emote.


  • Added “Yokai Volume” slider, allowing players to adjust the screeching of the Tengu
  • (PC) – Added “Mouse Smoothing” option (Allows players to enable/disable mouse smoothing)
  • Fast travel is now available earlier in the game
  • Added support for Variable Refresh Rate (VRR) on PS5


All Platforms

  • Improved overall performance
  • Overhauled starting values for player camera options
  • Adjusted gamepad analog stick deadzone, and added options to adjust deadzone
  • Fixed collision issues in some environments
  • Spirit Perception Prayer Beads will no longer guide you towards spirits you have already absorbed
  • Fixed text for some menu items in French and German
  • Fixed Sharpness option when using FSR 1.0

PS5 Fixes

  • Fixed low performance while in Quality Mode
  • Numerous fixes to main missions, side missions, and world events where performing certain actions could prevent progression
  • Adjusted detection for analog stick deadzone on PS4/PS5 controllers
  • Fixed a bug that occurred when moving while crouching
  • Fixed bug when spotted by a “Forsaken” Visitor
  • Adjusted visual aspects of some complete outfits
  • Fixed progression issue when speaking to dogs
  • Fixed visual bug when speaking to dogs
  • Some hint text for relics adjusted
  • Fixed tab-switching behavior on the menu screen
  • Fixed issue in which the database on the menu screen would not be updated
  • Fixed age restriction settings for Sweden

Ghostwire Tokyo is available globally now for PlayStation 5 and PC.

Products mentioned in this post

Ghostwire: Tokyo
Ghostwire: Tokyo
USD 59.99

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