The Last of Us: Remastered Confirmed for PS4

Sony has confirmed that a remastered version of their PS3 hit The Last of Us will be released on the PS4 this summer. The new version will have several graphical  improvements including being 1080p up from 720p of the PS3 version and also 60 fps up from 30 fps.

In addition the the graphical improvements, the game will include the Abandoned and Reclaimed Territories map packs, along with the critically Left Behind single player DLC. There will also be an exclusive director’s commentary for all in-game cinematics featuring Creative Director and Writer, Neil Druckmann; Voice Actor, Troy Baker, who plays Joel; and BAFTA Award winning Voice Actress, Ashley Johnson, who plays Ellie.

Players who preorder The Last of Us Remastered for PS4 from certain retailers will receive these preorder bonuses:

  • 100 Supply Points (XP) for use in Factions mode
  • Two special bonus skins for Joel and Ellie which will be unlocked after your complete the single player campaign
  • Increased Crafting Speed for use in the Single Player Campaign
  • Increased Healing Speed for use in the Single Player Campaign
  • 9mm Reload Speed Increase Upgrade for use in the Single Player Campaign
  • Rifle Clip Capacity Increase Upgrade for use in the Single Player Campaign

If the game is preordered on the PlayStation Store, players will receive three extra preorder bonuses to unlocks in Factions multiplayer:

  • Early Access to the Brawler Survival Skill in Factions Mode
  • Early Access to additional Loadout Points for use in Factions mode
  • Early Access to the Jeep Cap and Surgical Mask for use in Factions mode

Developer Naughty Dog said in January that it was hard at work getting its game engine up and running on the PS4. With The Last of Us Remastered release, it will be their first game on the Next Gen consoles with the the next Uncharted game rumoured to be released in 2015.

 

Source: CVG/PlayStation Blog

Reporter: Soulfinger

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