It ought to come as no shock to followers that The Last of Us Part 2 might need a remastered model in growth for PlayStation 5, ever since The Last of Us Part 1 — the PS5 port of the unique sport — got here out in September 2022. The remastered model of the sequel simply acquired much more strong, because of a leak courtesy of the PlayStation Retailer and a follow-up by Naughty Canine. The Last of Us Part 2 Remastered will arrive to PS5 on Jan. 19, 2024.
Though The Last of Us Part 2 Remastered isn’t on the PlayStation storefront presently, it seems to have been within the database in some unspecified time in the future not too long ago, as a result of web sites that observe updates to the PlayStation Retailer scraped the related knowledge in regards to the sport. PSdeals.net has a listing for the game that hyperlinks to a now-broken PlayStation Store page. The PSdeals itemizing consists of screenshots that seem like from the remaster, with the phrase “captured on PS5” (as is normal apply for Sony) seen within the nook.
Insider Gaming first reported the the sport’s release date and even discovered the quick teaser trailer that Naughty Canine later launched. The teaser begins off with footage of the Part 1 remaster after which progresses to Part 2 footage. Wario64, the offers aficionado made well-known on X (previously Twitter), corroborated the original reporting with (*2*) that seems to be hosted on Sony’s personal servers. An official model hit YouTube inside hours.
The Last of Us Part 2 Remastered will arrive bundled with a number of particular options and a completely new mode: No Return. Described as “a roguelike survival mode designed to let players prove their mettle in randomized encounters and experience The Last of Us Part II’s combat in a fresh experience.” With a quantity of new playable characters, every with their very own skillset, the hope is to offer even probably the most acquainted gamers a brand new problem.
It’s price noting that the trailer makes no point out of a Home windows PC model of The Last of Us Part 2 Remastered. Whereas Sony has been bringing many of its first-party video games to PC in recent times, there’s usually been a lag time of greater than a 12 months earlier than these PC ports arrive.
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