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News Trailer The Last of Us 2 Releasing On February 21st, 2020 | New Trailer

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The Last of Us Part II will launch for PlayStation 4 on February 21, 2020, publisher Sony Interactive Entertainment and developer Naughty Dog announced. It will span two Blu-ray discs, according to Best Buy.

Here is a message from game director Neil Druckmann:
Thank you for being patient with us. Very patient. Even though we’ve been eager to share more about The Last of Us Part II and tell you its release date, we wanted to wait until we were close to wrapping up production and we were confident in the date itself. We have a bunch of new stuff to share with you today… starting with the fact that on February 21, 2020 the Last of Us Part II can finally be in your hands.

We began working on this game over five years ago. It’s hard to describe the immense pressure of following up the first game. We know how much you love this world and its characters—especially Ellie and Joel. Believe me, we’re fans as well. We love them. Which is why we spent years crafting a game that we feel will do them justice, telling a nuanced story that deals with the core question: how far would you go to exact justice against the people that hurt the ones you love? It’s a highly emotional story with complex themes that befit the world of The Last of Us. What we realized pretty early on is that we were putting together Naughty Dog’s most ambitious and longest game in our 35 year history. To tell this kind of story the game needed to be massive. Without spoiling too much, at the top of this post you can watch the brand-new trailer that we debuted earlier today on State of Play, which just scratches the surface of what the game has in store.





Alongside the trailer, we’re thrilled to reveal the various editions of the game, including The Last of Us Part II Standard Edition, Special Edition, Digital Deluxe Edition, Collector’s Edition, and Ellie Edition. In collaboration with PlayStation, we worked hard to make sure these versions would be truly special by including content and items drawn from the game and its characters.

Let’s kick things off with the Collector’s Edition, which includes a beautifully crafted 12” Ellie statue, a life-sized replica of Ellie’s bracelet, a custom SteelBook case, 48-page mini art book from Dark Horse, a set of six enamel pins, lithograph art print, and a set of five stickers. The Collector’s Edition also comes with a voucher for digital content, including a PS4 dynamic theme, a set of six PSN avatars, a digital soundtrack, and a digital version of the mini art book.



The Ellie Edition gives you all of the contents of the Collector’s Edition, plus a full-sized, fully functional recreation of Ellie’s backpack, an embroidered patch, and a 7-inch vinyl record featuring music from the original soundtrack. We’ll also have a Special Edition version that features the custom SteelBook case and all of the digital content found in the Ellie Edition and Collector’s Edition.



For those that prefer to go digital, we have the Digital Deluxe Edition, which includes all of the digital content outlined above, as well as a digital copy of the Standard Edition. If you pre-order either of these versions on PlayStation Store, you’ll instantly receive a The Last of Us Part II PSN avatar featuring Ellie’s tattoo. Additionally, if you pre-order any edition of the game, you’ll also receive two in-game unlocks at launch:

  • Ammo Capacity Upgrade: Instantly unlock an ammo capacity upgrade for Ellie’s pistol.
  • Crafting Training Manual: Instantly unlock the Crafting Training Manual, which provides access to new crafting recipes and upgrades.


Hold on. We’re not done. Today, journalists from all over the world are going hands-on with two new levels at a press event in Los Angeles, playing roughly three hours of the game! Thankfully, you won’t have to wait long to see and hear more about it. Their impressions and videos will be going live this Thursday, September 26 around 8:00 a.m. PT, or, as many fans of The Last of Us know it: Outbreak Day.

Inspired by the day the cordyceps fungus reached critical mass, every September 26 we celebrate The Last of Us community and we’ve got some exciting things planned! Be sure to check back here and follow Naughty Dog on Twitter, Facebook, and Instagram for all the latest.

You are now months away from playing The Last of Us Part II. Your love for our games inspires and fuels us as we work hard and deliver an experience worthy of our fans. We are extremely proud of the game we’re crafting and cannot wait to share it with y’all.

Until then, endure and survive!
Gematsu
 
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Ashley Johnson was correct after all, when she almost blabbed/ spilled the beans back in June.




And Jason Shreier.
He got right both the Death Stranding and TLoU Part II releases


 
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JORMBO

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Not too far off now. I would have guessed May myself.
 

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Those graphics 🔥. I started playing the first game years ago on ps3 and never finished it. Maybe I should jump back.
 

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Looks great, but I'm holding off for the ps5 version, I don't wanna make the same mistake that I made with the first one where I played it over psnow, and later when I got a ps4 I couldn't finish it again cause I just didn't feel like playing through it again, it's a longer wait for sure, but at least I wanna play the better performing version :D
 

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Since i watched the damn trailer.
Is this based on her getting raped and the game a revenge story?
Or are we gonna get some actual story?
 
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First time a naughty dog game hasn't looked like a big leap over what we already have for me. In for the story assuming Joel has a decent part.
 

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My birthday! Good to see Joel return. First one was my fave game on the PS3. What a year 2020 will be.
 
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It looked fine to me. Couldn't tell if it was downgraded or not, but either way it looked good graphically.

The tighter, survival horror type moments looked excellent. Loved the destroyed cities/greenish areas. The snow areas looked awful from what they showed.
 

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I'm not too fussed on the story, the first one was hardly a bastion of originality. It excelled in the delivery and execution though. Whatever the paper thin plot is doesn't really matter. I have some qualms with ND but it looks a fucking great game.
 
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In before "It looks downgraded"
Honestly was my initial thought in the snow environment but then they showed environments reminiscent of that E3 trailer and it looked the same, and the animation in the gameplay snippets held up. Just need to know if it is as smooth and seamless as the E3 trailer in moment to moment gameplay
 

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First game: Ok, so in the dlc we are going to subtly expose the psyche of our main character, and how in this apocalyptic and desolated land, she finds solace, protection and a reason to feel alive in her best friend, Riley, who tragically dies. This is how we learn that our main character is in fact immune to the virus.

Second game: OH we full on gay now, bitches! Gay rampage coming thru!bam gay kiss! first scene, bam "how was all that tongue action, am i rite?"

I love the last of us. But come on, this is poor writing.
 

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What I will say though is at this point I'd honestly be more surprised if Joel ends up surviving the whole game/isn't dead already. Seems like a nailed on ND trope to have him die/be dead.
 
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Did the over the shoulder camera looked more drawn in? Can't remember from the first
 

Yoboman

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First game: Ok, so in the dlc we are going to subtly expose the psyche of our main character, and how in this apocalyptic and desolated land, she finds solace, protection and a reason to feel alive in her best friend, Riley, who tragically dies. This is how we learn that our main character is in fact immune to the virus.

Second game: OH we full on gay now, bitches! Gay rampage coming thru!bam gay kiss! first scene, bam "how was all that tongue action, am i rite?"

I love the last of us. But come on, this is poor writing.
You’ve got to give her some stakes to take away, even if it makes you uncomfortable. It was established she likes the ladies. Rewriting her as straight would be dumb at this point
 

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Damn, that looks fantastic. I hope it runs well on the PS4 Pro... Either way, I think I'm gonna start up a playthrough of the Remastered version of TLOU. Never did play more than an hour or so of it when it came out (I did beat the original release on PS3, though).
 

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I don’t know story wise (don’t like the gf revenge thing) but for gameplay and graphics I think I got more than I originally thought/wanted!
The game will be perfectly executed as far as I know ND, no way they screw this.

can’t wait.