Neil Druckmann, Naughty Dog’s Vice President calls it the most ambitious and longest game Naughty Dog has ever made in its 35-year history and the trailer below only scratches the surface of what is to come. The Last of Us Part II will finally be released February 21, 2020 and it will be coming in five different Edition: The Standard Edition ($59.99 USD MSRP/ $79.99 CAD MSRP), Special Edition, Digital Deluxe Edition, Collector’s Edition and Ellie Edition.
In what has been PlayStation’s one of the most anticipated games ever, fans have waited a long time for a release date. Following up on the success of The Last of Us Remastered (which is now available for free as part of PS Plus lineup for October) Druckmann said in a blogpost:
“We began working on this game over five years ago. It’s hard to describe the immense pressure of following up the first game. We know how much you love this world and its characters — especially Ellie and Joel. Believe me, we’re fans as well. We love them. Which is why we spent years crafting a game that we feel will do them justice”. He further stated, “To tell this kind of story the game needed to be massive.”
The Last of Us Part II – Collector’s Edition
This includes a well-crafted 12” Ellie statue, a life-sized replica of Ellie’s bracelet, a custom SteelBook case, 48-page mini art book from Dark Horse, a set of six enamel pins, lithograph art print, and a set of five stickers. Other contents are:
- PS4 Dynamic theme
- A set of six PSN avatars
- A digital soundtrack, and a
- Digital version of the game’s mini art book
Price – $169.99 USD MSRP/ $219.99 CAD MSRP
The Last of Us Part II – The Ellie Edition
Ellie Edition comes with all you get in the Collector’s Edition. Other contents are:
- Fully functional recreation of Ellie’s backpack
- Embroidered patch
- A 7” vinyl record featuring music from the original soundtrack
Price – $229.99 USD MSRP/ $299.99 CAD MSRP
The Last of Us Part II – Special Edition
The Special Edition contains all digital contents you get in the Collector’s Edition and Ellie Edition. It also comes with a custom SteelBook case.
Price – ($79.99 USD MSRP/ $99.99 CAD MSRP
The Last of Us Part II – Digital Deluxe Edition
The. Digital Deluxe Edition contains everything from all editions listed above as well as a digital copy of the Standard Edition.
Starting from now pre-order is open on the PlayStation Store and those who pre-order instantly get a The Last of Us Part II PSN avatar with Ellie’s tattoo. Pre-ordering any edition of the game also comes with a two-in game unlocks when it is finally launched February 21, 2020. These are:
- Ammo Capacity Upgrade: Instantly unlock an ammo capacity upgrade for Ellie’s pistol.
- Crafting Training Manual: Instantly unlock the Crafting Training Manual, which provides access to new crafting recipes and upgrades.
Price – ($69.99 USD MSRP/ $109.99 CAD MSRP)