The Final of Us Half II is being remastered for PlayStation 5, builders Naughty Canine have introduced. The studio is promising various technical enhancements, new recreation modes and different additions to the remaster for a recreation launched on PS4 in 2020, to be ported to PS5. Notably, The Final of U’s sequel is playable through backwards compatibility on Sony’s current-gen consoles and has already obtained a PS5 replace in 2021 that added assist for 60fps. The Final of Us Half II Remastered will arrive on PS5 on January 19, 2024, Naughty Canine has confirmed.
After the remaster was leaked on the PlayStation Community, the Sony-owned studio introduced the upcoming title in a weblog alongside an announcement trailer on November 17, calling it the “final method to expertise” the sport. The largest new addition to the remaster is a brand new roguelike survival mode referred to as No Return, which lets gamers tackle random enemies. Along with the sequence’ essential characters Joel and Ellie, No Return Mode may also deliver new playable characters from the sport, every with their very own distinctive skills and traits that go well with sure playstyles. “Gamers will chart their very own course in every run, selecting between quite a lot of stealth and fight encounters that pit you towards a spread of enemies, with distinctive twists that may add new, sudden components to any combat,” Naughty Canine mentioned on the weblog. .
Every roguelike run in No Return mode permits gamers to find out the rewards for every encounter and the right way to improve their characters. New characters and skins could be unlocked with progress within the mode.
The sport can be getting a visible improve. The Final of Us Half II Remastered will get native 4K output in Constancy mode, 1440p upscaled to 4K in Efficiency mode, and an unlocked framerate choice for TVs that assist variable refresh charges. In line with Naughty Canine, the remaster will embody elevated texture decision, elevated level-of-detail distance, improved shadow high quality, animation sampling fee, and extra. The sport guarantees quicker load occasions and enhanced immersion with haptic suggestions and adaptive set off assist on the DualSense controller.
The upcoming remaster may also pack in some lower content material from the unique recreation. Gamers will be capable to discover a brand new set of unfinished ‘misplaced ranges’ in a playable sequence that Naughty Canine says will give a behind-the-scenes have a look at the sport’s creation. Lacking ranges may also embody embedded developer commentary to supply context concerning the elements of the sport that did not make the lower.
Moreover, The Final of Us Half II Remastered will deliver a guitar free play mode that may permit gamers to showcase their musical abilities throughout quite a lot of unlockable devices. The mode will embody totally different characters and a number of other in-game places so gamers can chase whoever they need, wherever they need. The sport may also characteristic an unlockable speedrun mode, bonus character and weapon skins, and the addition of a photograph mode.
Pre-orders for The Final of Us Half II Remastered start December 5 for each the usual version and a brand new WLF version, which features a steelbook show case and different in-game trinkets. All present house owners of the unique recreation on PS4 will likely be provided a $10 (roughly Rs. 833) improve path for the remastered model on PS5. Gamers will be capable to import their PS4 saves into TLOU Half 2 Remaster.
Earlier leaks indicated that Naughty Canine was engaged on a remaster for The Final of Us Half II, a developer on the studio by accident mentioned so in a LinkedIn submit in October.
Naughty Canine additionally launched The Final of Us Half I, an entire remake of the unique recreation from 2013, on PS5 in September final yr, priced at $70 (Rs 4,999 in India). The sport was ported to PC in March this yr, launching with a number of efficiency and graphical points.