2020 is, without a doubt, a huge year for games. And what a better way to kick things off than the upcoming The Last of Us Part II?
The AAA survival horror adventure by Naughty Dog made an appearance at the latest PlayStation State of Play. After which, the game’s director Neil Druckmann, wrote on the PlayStation blog, revealing its release date: February 21, 2020.
Of course, what’s a big game without some big variant editions? Here are the various editions of The Last of Us Part II and their respective price points (in ascending order):
- Standard Edition (US$59.99) – Available in both physical and digital copies. Contains the full game, as well as pre-order in-game bonuses including an Ammo Capacity Upgrade, a Crafting Training Manual, as well as an exclusive PSN Avatar depicting Ellie’s tattoo.
- Digital Deluxe Edition (US$69.99) – Contains the above, as well as a PS4 dynamic theme, a set of 6 PSN Avatars, the game’s digital OST, and a digital mini art book from Dark Horse Comics.
- Special Edition (US$79.99) – Contains the contents of the Standard Edition, as well as a PS4 dynamic theme, a set of 6 PSN Avatars, a physical 48-page mini art book from Dark Horse Comics, all packed nicely into a Steelbook case with Ellie’s likeness on it.
- Collector’s Edition (US$169.99) – Contains the above, as well as a 12-inch Ellie statue, a life-size replica of Ellie’s bracelet, a lithograph art print and “Thank You” letter, a set of 5 stickers, and a set of 6 enamel pins.
- Ellie Edition (US$229.99) – Contains the above, including a life-size replica of Ellie’s backpack, as well as a logo patch.
But it seems Naughty Dog isn’t done with their The Last of Us Part II plans yet; September 26 is officially Outbreak Day for TLoU fans, and on that day the devs will be releasing all the footage they captured at the media event, which was hosted not too long ago.
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