The Last of Us Part 1 announced for PS5 and PC

    PlayStation and Naughty Dog announced The Last of Us Part 1 for PS5 and PC, a remake of the original game from the PS3. The game releases on September 2nd for PS5 and costs $69.99. The content from The Last of Us: Left Behind is included. The Last of Us Part 1 “Firefly Edition” will also be sold and the PC version did not receive a release date.

    Read up on a description of the game, pre-order information, and check out the official trailer below:

    The Last of Us released almost a decade ago on the PlayStation 3 console, and it’s left an indelible mark on our studio. Joel and Ellie’s story continues to be powerfully evocative with players worldwide, and we’re humbled these characters continue to leave an impression.

    With leaps in technology and hardware that allow us to push the limits of the visual fidelity and interactivity, we’re thrilled to announce this complete remake of The Last of Us, releasing September 2, 2022 for the PlayStation 5 console and in development for PC.

    We’ve implemented modernized gameplay, improved controls, and expanded accessibility options in this single-player experience to allow even more individuals to enjoy the game. Effects, exploration, and combat have all been enhanced. Leveraging the PS5’s powerful hardware, we also implemented 3D Audio*, haptics, and adaptive triggers. Both returning fans and new players alike will have the opportunity to experience both The Last of Us Part I and its prequel story Left Behind in a whole new way.

    For this rebuild, Neil has passed the directorial baton to Game Director Matthew Gallant and Creative Director Shaun Escayg to bring this project to life. Matthew joined our studio a decade ago to work on The Last of Us and Uncharted 4: A Thief’s End. He rose to Lead Systems Designer on The Last of Us Part II and co-headed the charge for over 60 accessibility features. Shaun started as Lead Cinematic Animator on The Last of Us and Uncharted 4: A Thief’s End. Shaun would later go on to become the Creative Director of Uncharted: The Lost Legacy. With their deep creative and technical expertise with the series, they’re the perfect fit to helm this project, and you’ll be hearing even more about The Last of Us Part I from them soon.

    Along with the trailer, we’re also pleased to announce that you may pre-order The Last of Us Part I for PS5 today at 4PM PT**. We partnered with PlayStation to develop multiple editions of the game:

    The Last of Us Part I Standard Edition ($69.99 USD MSRP/ $89.99 CAD MSRP/ €79.99 EUR MSRP/ ¥7,900 JPY MSRP).

    The Last of Us Part I The Digital Deluxe ($79.99 USD MSRP/ $99.99 CAD MSRP/ €89.99 EUR MSRP/ ¥8,900 JPY MSRP) includes an early unlock of the following in-game items:

    • Increased Crafting Speed Skill

    • Increased Healing Speed Skill

    • 9mm Reload Speed Increase Upgrade

    • Rifle Clip Capacity Increase Upgrade

    • Explosive Arrows Gameplay Modifier

    • Dither Punk Filter

    • Speedrun Mode

    • Six Weapon Skins: Black Gold 9mm Pistol, Silver Filigree 9mm Pistol, Rubber Tactical Shotgun, Sculpted Oak Shotgun, Arctic White Bow, Carbon Black Bow

    The Last of Us Part I The Firefly Edition ($99.99 USD MSRP), available in the US via only starting later today, includes the in-game early unlock bonuses featured in the Digital Deluxe Edition as well as a SteelBook® display case and The Last of Us: American Dreams Comics #1 to #4 with new cover art for each comic.

    If you pre-order** any edition of The Last of Us Part I for PS5, you’ll receive the following in-game items***:

    • Bonus Supplements to upgrade your skillset

    • Bonus Weapon Parts to upgrade your arsenal

    *3D Audio via built-in TV speakers or analog/USB stereo headphones. Set up required.

    **Depending on your region, it may take some time for physical editions to appear. Please check with your chosen local retailer for listings and availability.

    ***Pre-order bonuses are not available in some regions. Please check with your chosen local retailer for availability.

    Soul Kiwami
    Soul Kiwami
    Raul Ochoa, a.k.a. Soul Kiwami, is the Managing Editor of Final Weapon and a Games Writer at Game Rant with four years of writing and editing experience. Raul is passionate about the Japanese gaming industry, and he's a huge fan of Nintendo Switch, PC hardware, JRPGs, and fighting games. business email: [email protected]

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