PlayStation’s on-line retailer has leaked the information that Sony is remaking Naughty Canine’s 2013 recreation The Final of Us. The brand new model, titled The Final of Us Half 1, will launch on PlayStation 5 and PC on September 2, 2022.
Provided that The Final of Us was already remastered as soon as for PlayStation 4 again in 2014, what does the brand new model have to supply? Principally a good quantity of technical and gameplay enhancements. The brand new model will embrace “modernized gameplay, improved controls and expanded accessibility choices,” together with “improved results and enhanced exploration and fight.”
The sport can even embrace an up to date model of The Final of Us‘s Ellie-focused DLC Left Behind. It is not going to be accessible on PlayStation 4.
This would be the first time that The Final of Us is playable on PCs, which traces up with Sony’s recently-discussed technique of bringing extra PlayStation video games to private computer systems. It additionally signifies that as soon as HBO’s TV present primarily based on the sport launches, Sony could have an up to date model of the unique recreation optimized for trendy consoles. Sony is probably going hoping that the sequence will introduce new prospects to its pipeline.
In accordance to Bloomberg Information, this remake was beforehand being labored on by Sony’s Visible Arts Service Group earlier than being moved again to Naughty Canine, the unique developer of The Final of Us. The transfer apparently precipitated inside strife amongst some branches of Sony Interactive Leisure.
If this second remaster proves profitable for PlayStation, it is price questioning what different PlayStation 3 unique titles may obtain the identical remedy down the road, notably now that Sony desires extra of its portfolio launched on PC. Eligible titles may embrace Tokyo Jungle, Sucker Punch’s Notorious, and Insomniac Video games’ Resistance sequence.