The Final of Us Half 1 is coming. Once more. Naughty Canine copresident Neil Druckmann introduced the information right now throughout Summer time Sport Fest, the kickoff occasion of this 12 months’s pseudo-E3. The sport is making the leap from its PlayStation 3 origins to a “full remake” for PS5.
Sadly, Druckmann is somewhat late to the celebration. Sony leaked the information through PlayStation Direct forward of right now’s reveal.
Leaks occur on a regular basis in video games. And for Naughty Canine, leak lightning has struck twice. Again in 2020, forward of its extremely anticipated sequel, The Final of Us Half II, leakers unfold key details about the sport, together with main plot factors.
What’s particularly notable on this case is just not the leak, however that the remake was nonetheless the largest information of the occasion. Summer time Sport Fest’s in any other case tame kickoff shotgunned by a wide range of titles, together with Name of Obligation: Fashionable Warfare 2, Gotham Knights, Aliens: Darkish Descent, and Stormgate, a brand new recreation from former StarCraft 2 devs. Smaller titles, like Neon White, obtained launch dates (June 16), and Espresso Stain Studio confirmed off a brand new Goat Simulator. In comparison with bombastic occasions of earlier years, it was an oddly muted showcase.
If it appears somewhat quickly to remake The Final of Us—it’s not even a decade outdated—think about the timing. An HBO adaptation of the sport is at present underway, starring Sport of Thrones stars Pedro Pascal and Bella Ramsey. And, based on Sony, its sequel, The Final of Us Half II, has offered greater than 10 million copies. Naughty Canine additionally has extra plans to develop the franchise with a stand-alone multiplayer recreation—a activity requiring the studio to develop “considerably” to make it.
Anyway, for those who one way or the other missed the unique recreation on PS3, or then once more as a PS4 remaster, you’ll get your likelihood to play a modernized model on PS5 on September 2. It’s additionally in improvement for PC, since you definitely haven’t seen the final of it.