Update: Naughty Dog has now released a special announcement trailer for The Last of Us Remastered.
Although you may be excited to see what the full 1080p HD visuals look like, this announcement trailer doesn't give much away.
If you haven't played The Last of Us, it may be a little spoiler heavy, especially as it features one of our favourite in-game moments.
The trailer is included below, so give it a watch.
Having been teased earlier this week through a prematurely unveiled advertising posting, Sony and developer Naughty Dog have now confirmed that a The Last of Us PS4 release is indeed on the cards.
“Well, it’s no secret that we have been working night and day at the studio to bring The Last of Us to PS4.” Arne Meyer, Naughty Dog’s Community Strategist said in making the announcement via the official PlayStation blog.
He added: “We’re calling it The Last of Us Remastered.”
Set to run 1080p, Full HD visuals, The Last of Us Remastered PS4 release will see the full existing game bundled with all the additional content from the recently launched Left Behind expansion.
“Moving our efforts to the PS4 has allowed us to remaster an already phenomenal looking The Last of Us in 1080p with a list of upgrades including higher resolution character models, improved shadows and lighting, upgraded textures, along with even more improvements,” Meyer said.
“We love setting challenging technical hurdles for us when working on each game – and this is no different. We’ve been working hard on The Last of Us Remastered to release a next-gen evolution worthy of the 200 plus Game of the Year awards, not to mention the acclaim and expectations of our fans.
“We will be revealing more detailed information about the upgrades for the PS4 version in the coming months.”
Although an exact The Last of Us Remastered PS4 release date has yet to be confirmed beyond “this summer,” Sony has already made the game available for pre-order.
Those splashing out on the game early will be rewarded with a bevy of added rewards, including 100 Supply Points for use in Factions mode, two special bonus skins for lead characters Joel and Ellie and increased healing speeds.
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