Rumors of a The Last of Us Part 2 PS5 Remaster Gain Traction
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The Last of Us Part 2 Remaster Rumors Gain Credibility
Recent developments suggest that the highly anticipated remaster of The Last of Us Part 2 for the PlayStation 5 may be more than just a rumor. Fans have been buzzing about the possibility for some time now, and a recent discovery on LinkedIn has provided further evidence to support these speculations.
A job description posted by a Naughty Dog developer on LinkedIn caught the attention of avid fans. The developer, listed as a “Lead Outsource Artist,” explicitly mentioned being responsible for overseeing the production of environment art assets, weapons, and interactive props for two iconic titles – The Last of Us: Part One and The Last of Us 2: Remastered.
However, the job description has since been modified, removing any reference to The Last of Us 2: Remastered. Despite this edit, the initial inclusion of the remastered version in the developer’s job responsibilities has fueled further excitement among fans, leaving them hopeful for an official announcement.
What do we know about The Last of Us: Part 2 Remastered?
Reports of a remastered version of The Last of Us Part 2 have been circulating for quite some time. Back in [Year], the game’s composer, Gustavo Santaolalla, hinted at an “improved version” during an appearance on a Blender podcast.
While Naughty Dog has yet to make an official announcement regarding a PS5 upgrade for The Last of Us Part 2, the studio has a history of upgrading and porting their games. The original game on PlayStation 3 was remastered for PlayStation 4, and later received updates for PlayStation 4 Pro. The remaster also saw significant improvements in load times when it was completely remade for PlayStation 5 in 2022. Subsequently, it was even ported to PC, albeit with some launch issues. Additionally, The Last of Us Part 2 received an update that allowed it to run at 60 frames per second on the PS5.
The Last of Us Series and the Likelihood of a PS5 Upgrade
Given the success of The Last of Us and its sequel, coupled with the upcoming HBO series, it’s highly plausible that a more substantial PS5 upgrade and a potential PC port of the divisive second chapter are in the works. Sony has also demonstrated its penchant for releasing premium PS5 upgrades, as seen with Ghost of Tsushima Director’s Cut and Death Stranding Director’s Cut. Recent rumors have also suggested that a PS5 remake of Horizon Zero Dawn is in development.
As fans eagerly await an official announcement, the demand for a remastered version of The Last of Us Part 2 continues to grow. With its stunning visuals and captivating narrative, the remaster has the potential to entice both new players and longtime fans alike.
Disclaimer: The information provided in this article is based on current rumors and speculation. Official announcements from Naughty Dog or Sony are still pending. Please treat this news with caution until further confirmation.