In 2013, the original “The Last of Us” was launched on PlayStation 3, bringing together survival horror, third-person gunplay and cinematic storytelling in just an amazing package. Shortly after, the improved version was released on PlayStation 4 before releasing of a follow-up in 2020, however, Naughty Dog is not set to stop there.
The first-party PlayStation studio is all set to double down its success with the popular franchise. Not just a remake of the original game is in the pipeline, rather, an independent multiplayer title with a live-action HBO series is also on its way and perhaps the third game.
Since the former is up first, it is sure to rekindle some interest among the fans prior to the release of the following projects. Before its release, let’s have a look at what we know so far about The Last of Us Part 1 remake. Read the full article below.
The Last of Us Part 1 Remake: Launch Date
On September 2, 2022 The Last of Us Part 1 remake is slated to release, marking almost a decade since the game made PlayStation fans crazy in 2013. With the launch date around the corner, players from all around the world just can’t stop getting their hands on it. Not only to the Last of Us remake but also to the independent prequel chapter ‘Left Behind’.
Though the PS5 version will be launched on September 2, people waiting for its availability on PC will require to wait a bit longer. Though the game is just about to launch in the next couple of days, a Naughty Dog developer went on to explain that the game has been developed without crunch.
Reports of long working hours and weekend shifts dimmed The Last of Us Part 2 however, the upcoming remake managed to maintain a healthy environment for developers though “hitting the same quality bar as TLOU2.”
The Last of Us Part 1 Remake Editions
The Last of Us Part 1 remake is coming up with two different editions that will become available at release.
- The Standard Edition will cost $69.99 and comprises the game itself along with Left Behind, and
- The Digital Deluxe Edition will cost $79.99 and it will have several exclusive in-game advancements.
Below are features that will be seen in the Digital Deluxe Edition of The Last of Us Part 1 remake:
- Enhanced Healing Speed Skill
- Enhanced Crafting Speed Skill
- 9mm Reload Speed Increase Advancement
- Explosive Arrows Gameplay Modifier
- Rifle Clip Capacity Increase Advancement
- Dither Punk Filter
- 6 Weapon Skins: Black Gold 9mm Pistol, Rubber Tactical Shotgun, Silver Filigree 9mm Pistol, Sculpted Oak Shotgun, Carbon Black Bow, Arctic White Bow
- Speedrun Mode
Apart from these, those who pre-order any of these editions will be entitled to a particular amount of bonus Supplements and bonus Weapon Parts to improve skills and equipment respectively.
Platforms Where “The Last of Us Part 1 Remake” Will Launch
The upcoming game is slated to release on PS5 as well as on PC, but not simultaneously. PS5 players can access it sooner than those waiting for its launch on PC. As of now, there is no information regarding when it may be made available on PC or the features it will come up with for the hardware.
A lot more will be known after the launch of The Last of US Part 1 Remake on PS5 and we will update the piece accordingly.
The Last of Us Part 1 Remake PS5 Upgrades and New Features
The Last of Us Part 1 remake will bring advancements not just in the visuals but also in several gameplay systems as well. From more detailed battle features akin to those seen in the sequel, to advanced controls and a series of new options for accessibility, it has a lot to offer for its players.
PS5 Players can choose from two graphics options:
- A native 4K option targeting 30 FPS, and
- A dynamic 4K option targeting 60FPS.
The upcoming remake will also have some PS5-exclusive features such as 3D audio, adaptive triggers in the DualSense controller and haptic feedback. The Last of Us Part 1 Remake is also expected to come up with more than 60 accessibility attributes, leaving behind the amount we saw in The Last of Us Part 2.
The Last of Us Part 1 Remake Trailer
On August 24, 2022 a Launch trailer was dropped for The Last of Us Part 1 Remake. Click on the link below to watch the trailer.
The franchise has undoubtedly a huge fandom waiting for the launch of the remake of The Last of Us Part 1. We will keep you updated with the latest news on the subject, until then stay tuned with us only on Venturejolt.com.