To update: Naughty Dog’s Neil Druckmann officially announced the Part 1 remake at Summer Game Fest.
We also got some more details, with Druckmann, Troy Baker and Ashley Johnson appearing on stage to announce that the game will retain the original performances but the animations have been enhanced. The game features a new enemy AI based on The Last of Us Part 2, 60 FPS performance and new combat options.
A new blog post also explained the bonuses included in the different versions. The Digital Deluxe Edition costs $80 and includes several early in-game unlocks such as: B. improved crafting, healing, reload upgrades, clip upgrades and more.
The Firefly Edition costs $100 and includes a SteelBook, a display case, all four issues of The Last of Us: American Dreams with new cover artwork for each comic, and all digital bonuses.
The long-rumored remake of The Last of Us has been leaked – and it’s now officially dubbed The Last of Us Part 1. It will be released for PS5 on September 2nd, and a PC version is in development.
Seemingly unwittingly revealed by Sony’s own PlayStation Direct site, the listing was picked up by ResetEra user mods. While the listing itself has been removed, a trailer may still appear at the time of writing. The remake will feature updated versions of the base game and its DLC prequel, Left Behind. Factions multiplayer mode is not mentioned.
The listing calls the remake “a complete overhaul of the original experience, faithfully reproduced but with modernized gameplay, improved controls, and expanded accessibility options. Also, feel immersed in enhanced effects and improved exploration and combat.”
The game appears to be sold in both a Standard and Firefly Edition. The latter includes a steelbook case, copies of the Last of Us: American Dreams comics issues 1-4, and “early in-game unlocks” (what that is is unclear).
We first heard about the Last of Us remake last year amid major reports of turmoil at Sony’s first-party studios. The game was reportedly initially managed by Sony’s Visual Arts Service Group, but later effectively became a Naughty Dog project.
Back in 2013, we gave the PS3 version of The Last of Us a 10/10 and subsequently gave the PS4 remaster the same score. This year we voted it the 17th best game of all time. Combined with its equally impressive sequel, it makes for an incredible PS5 package.
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