Just over a month in the past, Hideo Kojima expressed a need to host a launch event for Death Stranding. Since launch occasions at the moment are “passé,” he mentioned, such a celebration appeared unlikely. Well, as he usually does, Kojima is switching up the system, including his personal spin to a tried and true custom. Kojima Productions has simply introduced plans to take Death Stranding on a “World Strand Tour.” Goodbye, launch events! Hello, launch excursions?

The tour will formally kick off later this month on October 30th, a mere week or so earlier than the sport’s worldwide launch. At the time of writing, Kojima and Co. are scheduled to seem at a complete of 9 cities through the tour. Whether extra “World Strand Tour” stops will likely be added at a later date stays to be seen. For now, the one publicly recognized particulars in regards to the tour come from the next submit on Kojima Productions’ Twitter web page:

#DeathStranding World Tour. Starting from Paris on 10/30, we could have an occasion in London, Berlin, NY, SF, Tokyo, Osaka, Singapore, Taipei, and Seoul! Looking ahead to connecting with all of the followers, along with Hideo Kojima! (particulars will likely be introduced later for the tour) pic.twitter.com/XoazMuYPcs

— Kojima Productions (@KojiPro2015_EN) October 9, 2019

Since the above represent the one bits of data, this announcement raises myriad questions. Chief amongst them is what precisely the tour will entail. Will every cease function a mini-convention of kinds? Might followers get hands-on time with the sport forward of launch? We ought to know for certain within the coming weeks.

Death Stranding will launch for the PlayStation Four early subsequent month on November eighth. It will launch alongside a Limited Edition Death Stranding PS4 Pro, full with a BB’s Pod-inspired DualShock 4. On November 12th, writer Titan Books plans to launch The Art of Death Stranding for $39.95.