Earlier right this moment a long-rumoured remake of The Last Of Us leaked shortly earlier than the official announcement, with the large information being that it is in improvement for PC. But Naughty Dog wasn’t completed there, and through Geoff Keighley’s game jamboree it introduced a brand new standalone The Last of Us multiplayer game.

This game was already considerably identified about. It was purported to be the multiplayer mode for The Last of Us 2, with the subtitle ‘Factions’, and arrive as a considerable addition after launch.

“One of the things we mentioned a while back is what started as a multiplayer mode has evolved beyond the teams’ ambition,” mentioned Naughty Dog’s Neil Druckmann. “And we felt the way to do it justice is to make it a standalone title.”

Druckman says it has been in full improvement for 2 years, and confirmed some idea artwork. “This game is big, it’s as big as any of our singleplayer games and in some ways bigger. It’s got a story, and the way we’re telling that story is very unique to this game.”

There shall be extra information subsequent yr: unsurprisingly, Druckmann did not make clear what platforms it will be coming to. But one factor that’s virtually sure is that this can have components of reside service to it (CEO Jim Ryan may be very eager on this being on the core of PlayStation’s multiplayer experiences) and that makes it a pretty candidate for a PC model.

As the latest quickfire bulletins of Spider-Man and TLOU Part 1 show, Sony needs to have a a lot greater presence on the platform, and this looks like an apparent match, although we’re nonetheless ready to listen to if The Last of Us Part 2 will come to PC, too.

The itemizing says The Last of Us Part 1 is “a total overhaul” of the unique, “faithfully reproduced but incorporating modernized gameplay, improved controls and expanded accessibility options.” It additionally guarantees “improved effects and enhanced exploration and combat.”

The Last of Us was already remastered as soon as, however I suppose that is the afterlife for any suitably high-profile and profitable game lately. Sony has mentioned that it will be making an enormous push on PC following the success of releases like God of War, and Spider-Man and now this counsel that thrilling instances are coming certainly.