The Last of Us Remake Coming to PS5 in September; PC Version Also Announced

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Gaming's worst-kept secret is finally official. The previously leaked TLOU Remake has been announced by Sony at Summer Game Fest 2022. The game is titled, The Last of Us Part 1 and is a full-fledged remake of the original game.

The remake will release on PS5 on September 2, while a PC version is also in development and will launch at a later date. It will include the single-player campaign along with the story expansion, The Left Behind . However, the multiplayer part is not included.

Improvements over the Original

“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,” Naughty Dog stated in a press release.

You can also expect all the bells and whistles from this remake, including 3D audio, haptics, and adaptive triggers. Reduce loading time and 60 FPS haven't been confirmed, but it's a no-brainer. More information about the remake will be revealed at a later date.

Previous Leaks and Rumors

The existence of the game was first leaked back in April 2021. Later on, several other leakers corroborated the claim. However, there was no official confirmation till yesterday.

A few days ago, another leaker accurately revealed the release date and the existence of the PC port. The game was practically confirmed a few hours ago before the announcement at Summer Game Fest 2022. The trailer was leaked hours before it appeared on PlayStation's own page. The online store also went live but was quickly taken down.

Three Editions

Three editions of The Last of Us Part 1 have been made available. The standard edition contains only the game and costs $69.99. Digital Deluxe Edition costs $79.99, while the Firefly Edition costs a whopping $99.99. As of right now, the Firefly Edition has already been sold out. You can check the official page for more information about these different editions.

So what do you think? Are you excited about The Last of Us Part 1? Have you played any of the previous TLOU games before? Let us know your thoughts in the comments section below.

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