The biggest new feature appears to be a “roguelike survival mode” called No Return that is “designed to let players prove their mettle in random encounters and experiences.” THE Last of Us Part II fight in a new experience,” Naughty Dog’s Jonathon Dornbush said in the announcement blog. You’ll be able to play as new characters and take part in “various stealth and combat encounters that pit you against a range of enemies, with unique twists and turns that can add new, unexpected factors to any given encounter.”
As for technical improvements, Dornbush says the game offers native 4K output in fidelity mode, 1440p upscaled to 4K in performance mode, and if you’re using a TV that supports VRR, there’s an option to unlock framerate. You can also expect improved loading times and DualSense features like haptic feedback and adaptive triggers.
In addition to the new roguelike mode, there is also a new free guitar game mode with unlockable instruments, the possibility of discovering certain incomplete levels cut from the original game, comments from the developers on these cut levels and the cinematics of the main campaign, as well as a quick play mode. racing mode.
If you already have The Last of Us Part II on PS4 you can upgrade to the digital version of Remastered for $10. You can also transfer your backups from the original to Remastered.
Unfortunately, the second season of the excellent HBO series The last of us the adaptation could be very far — in the meantime, you can at least play Remastered to freshen up some of the story beats we might see unfold.