The Last of Us Remake Announced for PlayStation 5

The Last of Us Remake Announced for PlayStation 5

An ambitious standalone multiplayer experience is also in development, with details coming in 2023.

A complete remake of The Last of Us Part 1 is headed to PlayStation 5 later this year, Naughty Dog announced today during Summer Game Fest 2022. The remake will release September 2, 2022 for PS5 and will come to PC at a later date.  

The Last of Us Part I PS5 Trailer

“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,” says Naughty Dog’s latest blog post. “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.”

Pre-orders for The Last of Us Part 1 remake on PS5 are available now with three editions to choose from: Standard, Deluxe, and Firefly.

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Standalone Multiplayer Experience

What started as the multiplayer mode for The Last of Us 2 has developed into something “much larger than a mode,” according to Naughty Dog. Today, the studio shared new concept art for the upcoming online experience set in the world of The Last of Us.

“We’re thrilled to share a piece of concept art from our upcoming multiplayer experience, which is an extremely ambitious undertaking,” explains Naughty Dog’s announcement. “We’re growing our studio significantly to ensure we build this full-scale, standalone game, with its massive scope and immense world, in a way that fans have come to expect from The Last of Us and Naughty Dog.

“We aim to make our newest entry into multiplayer inviting to new players while still a thrilling challenge for more of our seasoned fans. There will be more news to come next year, and we cannot wait to introduce you to the team behind this new experience!”

Naughty Dog also revealed new details about The Last of Us HBO series alongside a screenshot revealing the first look at Pedro Pascal and Bella Ramsey as Joel and Ellie, respectively. Head over to the Naughty Dog blog for more information and stay tuned to Guide Stash for updates.