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Submitted by Abriael 105d ago | rumor

The Last of Us Remastered for PS4 Leaked by Sony's Own PSN Store

Today an ad appeared by mistake on Sony’s own PSN store, all but confirming the release of The Last of Us Remastered for PS4. (PS4, The Last Of Us Remastered)

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Kingthrash360  +   105d ago | Well said
i'm gearing up for another play thru! the ps3 version had pretty good particle affects and lighting..just thinking of a ps4 version is ju.....*brain-splosion*....
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Abriael  +   105d ago
The cat is out of the bag :D
morganfell  +   105d ago
And I think it is likely the cat got out because Sony intentionally opened the door and let the cat out. I have been through the game twice already and will rebuy.

And if Gaf is anything to go by, the thread over there that is blowing up at the moment readily demonstrates most previoius owners are like me and willing to double dip. For many first comers it is a must buy and a system seller for the rest.
jujubee88  +   105d ago
Internets and cats are like PB&J!
Abriael  +   105d ago
@morganfell: not sure about that. Sony just seems full of holes. Remember when they did pretty much the same with the new video of watch dogs and the release date about a week before they were actually announced?
ZodTheRipper  +   105d ago
Strange ...even though I played through it 3,5 times (and then sold my PS3) I am still excited about it :D
In my opinion it's still the best game ever made and thanks to it's gameplay it's fun to play through even multiple times. Hopefully the DLC is included as I missed all of them.
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miyamoto  +   105d ago
The Last of Us: The Most Awarded Video Game of All Time is gonna get some MORE and even MORE awards!

Uncharted Trilogy Remastered: Imminent!
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Farsendor1  +   105d ago
i know im excited i didnt have a ps3 when the last of us came out so playing it on the ps4 is going to feel like a totally new game to me.
morganfell  +   105d ago
Abriael, I do remember. And I think more of these actions are intentional than people realize.

It is similar in nature to the instances of some of these "unknown insiders". Not the ones like Thuway whom we know by name, but others. I have pondered the genius nature of having such a person actually working for a company. They leak an idea, people respond positively, the company goes ahead with the idea. People react negatively? Well, its just an insider that was wrong. Free market research with no impact or reflection on the company for choosing a poor direction from which they are now free to back away without the consequence of flip flopping.

As regards these web mistakes and mis-postings, it is rather obvious that such matters are intentional, very deliberate actions. This isn't Timmy the web administrator who isn't aware of the impact of TLOU on the PS4 so he throws it up on the site. "Oh, I thought everyone knew and this was already out."

Although much has been speculated regarding a new gen version of TLOU, other than ND stating the engine would be used on the PS4 for upcoming titles and their models and artwork had to be downscaled for the PS3, there hasn't been a great deal of true, tangible evidence of a PS4 version. It isn't like Morpheus where you could place a solid bet without fear of losing. If you look at the speculation on which TLOU PS4 articles have thus far been based it is less concrete than the image of toast Jesus. Everyone can say they were sure it was going to happen but when you ask them for real evidence that TLOU was coming to the PS4, proof becomes somewhat anorexic. Comments such as those by Eric (Monacelli) were taken out of context and often omit his follow on remark in the same PS Blog post on which many have founded their beliefs.

I mention the above because what we have is, once you remove all the unfounded speculation, a shot out of left field. So it isn't something that seemed so possible, so known that a accidental posting was made by a web administrator.

In addition, the approval process for such adjustments/additions to the site and store related items, particularly since the PS3 security issues, is more extensive and layered than most realize.

Sony just generated a ton of interest in the PS4 without having to commit to a release date. Its quite a smart move actually. If they need to delay the project they can. In light of the leak I would say it is a sure thing but one which Sony can release at will.
whothedog  +   105d ago
Or the Dog... is out of the bag...eh ehhhhhhh
Yi-Long  +   105d ago
Please be uncensored this time... Please be uncensored this time... Please be uncensored this time... Please be uncensored this time... Please be uncensored this time... Please be uncensored this time...

Never picked up the PS3 version here in Holland because of the censorship.
Eonjay  +   105d ago
For goodness sake... somewhere in Turkey a Sony Executive is doing a face palm an is wondering why his official announcement wasn't "official" enough for some folks. Maybe we need to get off our high horse and recognize the rest of humanity.
FriedGoat  +   105d ago
I will buy this again, but i REALLY god damn hope they learn from Censoring it in the EU last time.
UltraNova  +   105d ago
Is it me or 60 is way too much for a remaster?

I mean common guys you accept shit once, shit is the only thing you're getting from then on.

@Enjoy

Maybe he got banned by their Prime minister as well..?
gatormatt80  +   105d ago
Yi-Long

If the PS3 version was censored in your country then more than likely so will the PS4 version. That's not a failure of the game though, that's a failure of your country's government. I would import if I were you. It would be worth it.
TheGreatAndPowerful  +   105d ago
Holy sh*t. O.O
Lord Maim  +   105d ago
@UltraNova: Is it really a remaster though? I doubt they had to go back to the drawing board only a year after the release of the game. Theoretically they could have been working on both versions simultaneously and just used lower poly models / smaller textures for the PS3 version.
UltraNova  +   105d ago
@above

Whether they've been working simultaneously or not for both next and old gen has nothing to do with re-releasing a prettier version of a year old game with a full price.

Remastering the game adding the DLC should come at 40 dollars maximum.

Tomb raider was 45 if I remember correctly and still felt like a ripoff cause actually it was.

The only case where I consider this to be ok is for the 360 guys who jumped ship to Sony and its their chance to experience what a truly awesome exclusive feels like.

If it turns out to be 60 I will be disappointed but only because I'm compelled to buy it again and play it for the 3rd time with better graphics.
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UnHoly_One  +   105d ago
Ultranova, I thought that Tomb Raider "definitive edition" was full price at 60.

And I know for sure that I remember nearly EVERYONE complaining about it.

Not sure why this game would get a pass for doing the same thing, except because well, you know... It's Sony, so.... All hail.
Sevir  +   105d ago
What this tells me is that Uncharted for PS4 is a 2014 release! If this is coming to PS4 this year then this is a trial run to see how well the PS4 handles this game... I'm expecting the Tomb Raider definitive edition treatment with ND's Own industry setting standard, which will be a precursor for a blown from the ground up next gen NaughtyDog game.

Can't wait!
AceBlazer13  +   105d ago
Feel kinda bad for the first guy that i called a liar who reported this. Lol his fault should've had pics.
Razmossis  +   105d ago
$60 though?

No
Army_of_Darkness  +   105d ago
I hope they put extra effort into this like tomb raider DE... 1080p/@60fps for the laST of US will be absolutely ridiculous!
Lord_Sloth  +   105d ago
Guess I must catch it again.

*gets catnip*
zippycup  +   105d ago
i though Schrödinger's cat was in a box not a bag
BISHOP-BRASIL  +   105d ago
This whole remastering thing is getting out of hand, but TLOU? Count me in! Not just a great single player, but it's THE multiplayer I miss the most since I sold the game (along with Socom Confrontation, but that was because of the friends, the game itself wasn't that good).
UltraNova  +   104d ago
@UnHoly_One

To clarify on my mistake. I live in the EU where the game (Tomb Raider DE)costs 45 euros, thats 60 in dollars. New games here where I live cost between 60-70 euros!

And NO 60 dollars which equates 60 in euros (EU import laws and shit inflate prices like crazy) is not acceptable for an old game by no means.

I will buy it but pre-owned. Its a must have for the ps4 I just need to see what ND did with that engine on the ps4 period .Plus I haven't played any of the DLC.

My 2 cents.
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dboyc310  +   105d ago
Freaking psyched lol Even though I played through it countless of times I'm psyched on what new things they'll improve on. I'm happy simply because of the multiplayer. Hopefully more people take notice of it because it's really good.
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Fez  +   105d ago
Yeh the multiplayer is great, very tense and rewarding! Could do with some more game modes and maps but still a fun and unique experience.

I wonder how much effort it takes to port a game built for PS3 to PS4 with the different architectures? I guess the more powerful hardware helps to reduce the amount of optimization required. Will be interesting to see what, if any, content, fps and graphic additions are made.
Rickgrimes95  +   105d ago
Imagine the gameplay having the same fidelity as cutscenes
fardan85  +   105d ago
If I can upgrade to PS4 ver then I'll get it the day it comes out.
colonel179  +   105d ago
I wonder two things:

1) How much of an improvement will it be? Tomb Raider was a nice improvement, but nothing actually impressive at all. Hopefully there's more to it than just 1080p/60fps and DLC included.

2) Who was in charge of the remaster? Was it Naughty Dog or was some other developer?
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Outsider-G  +   105d ago
We'll be seeing those questions answered soon I would say. Perhaps Naughty Dog will address these concerns on the Playstation Blog.
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Lukas_Japonicus  +   105d ago
I actually thought Tomb Raider was pretty impressive on PS4. The graphics were really good at times.

On topic, i don't think we will see much difference apart from it being 1080p 60fps, maybe with some small extras. Frankly, that would be plenty difference for me. In my opinion, despite it being a PS3 game, TLOU would be the best game out on any next gen console if it released on PS4.

Will definitely double dip. I advise anyone who has yet to play this masterpiece to pick it up for PS4 when you get the chance.
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Jeff257  +   105d ago
Beyond visuals it would be awesome if the enemies used a more advanced AI. If they could somehow make the enemies change up their patrols on every playthrough it would make for a very interesting time. I may be asking for too much but maybe they did ramp up more than just the visuals bringing it over to the PS4.
14Feb-R  +   105d ago
I don't want them to waste their time on the last of us. Just want a fast port. Let them shock us with graphics in their new games. Don't ruin the wow factor over something you already played :D.

I'm buying it for the multiplayer though. That's what i want lol ...
DrJones  +   105d ago
If your not impressed by the Tomb Raider remake at all, then you are in for a disappointment this gen. The definitive edition was a huge overhaul from the original console versions. Maybe not according to your atandards, but if that's the case, your standards are too high. Not too say that remakes can't be better than the Tomb Raider Definitive edition, just don't take it for granted.
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Back-to-Back  +   105d ago
Got the Platinum about 1 month ago. The online was a big grind, but I enjoyed it.

If you were an XBox 360 guy last gen and switchED to ps4 BUY THIS GAME NOW!!!!!

I personally am going to wait for a ps+ sale. That will give me a break and ill able to appreciate it again in a few months.

BRING ON E3!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
showtimefolks  +   105d ago
Can't wait to buy it day one to support ND again. this is excellent news for those who didn't have a ps3, so now they can pick up the best version with all the DLC

I watched a lot of interviews and ND always said not enough memory to get the AI to where they wanted it to be, i hope they fix that now with PS4's much bigger memory size

to those who have not played it and have a PS4 please do yourself a favor, give yourself this game as a gift and enjoy it. Its one of those games everyone must experience

25 years of playing games and this game is on my personal #1
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Xer0_SiN  +   105d ago
it was a day one buy for me on ps3 and will be again for me on ps4. no hesitation, one of the best games i played in a while.
Rockstar  +   105d ago
I'm in for 1!
aaron5829  +   105d ago
I've platinum-ed the PS3 version. And i'm gonna platinum it again on the PS4 !! And maybe this game might just pursuade me to get the PS+ !! I loved the MP of this game !!
dmitrijs88  +   105d ago
OMG! I WILL GET IT!
My head goes boom just of thinking!
geddesmond  +   105d ago
The last of us is a grea game however improved graphics does not justify a rebuy for me.
Patrick_pk44  +   105d ago
I won't be playing due to another full retail price tag when I bought it day one on my PS3. This better apply for that $10 upgrade from PS3 to PS4
cgoodno  +   105d ago
Pointless at this time, IMHO. We need more exclusive and new content, not more ports.

Just hope the new games being announced for PS3/360 release later this year make their way to PS4/XBO as well. We need to make sure all platforms are getting the best support and not just ports from games put out less than a year ago and already played by the majority of people who would play them in the first place.
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NewGuy2443  +   105d ago
XD
gillri  +   105d ago
Completed this 3 times and was always gonna play it through a 4th time with the DLC on the PS3, I will now wait until this comes out
aksmashh  +   105d ago
Jus completed the dlc! And it's definitely worth the money!

Looks like I can get rid of my ps3 now!!!
mrpsychoticstalker  +   105d ago
Why do we need this? Just go ahead andmake the last of us 2 already. Yes great game but this only delayes the sequel.
Emilio_Estevez  +   105d ago
I agree, but unfortunately the internet in general does not.

People have been asking for it over and over and flat out saying they would buy it again.

$ for devs and a often requested game for fans is a win, win. Just hope it doesn't slow down other projects making this one happen.
DevilishSix  +   105d ago
Shouldn't delay sequel if that is what ND plans on doing. Often times another developer works the remastered or port versions. Like the great job Bluepoint Games did with the GOW 1 & 2 collection, the Metal Gear Collection, and the Titanfall 360 port.
ND likely has higher def assets to the game originally and scaled it down to the hardware or at least many developers do it that way.
Anyways I will support this great game and ND by getting a PS4 version.
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Xandet  +   105d ago
I will gladly double-dip.
ArbitorChief  +   105d ago
I'd definitely buy this, loved the Last of Us, one of the best games last generation, although $60 for the same game I beat last year... I dunno, I think I'll wait for a price drop, unless the game has some new content that wasn't in the DLC or original game, then I'd consider buying it at full price.
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BluEx610  +   105d ago
Yeah normally I dislike the $60 price tag for a remastered game. But damn this game was so good, I don't know if I have the will power to wait for a price drop. Very excited to play this again and see what the improvements are. 60 FPS and 1080p??
ArbitorChief  +   105d ago
Hahaha I'm right with you, it'll be hard to ignore it as Last of Us is so good, even at $60.
diehardmetallicafan  +   105d ago
being a collector, i'd buy the ps4 version just to add it to the collection on the shelf. i am kind of hoping to be able to earn all the trophies again for the ps4 version though.
Jeff257  +   105d ago
I played an beat it once on my PS3. I had started a second playthrough but never got the DLC. If this is true then I will gladly buy it again for the PS4. It is a game that is well worth the money and something every gamer should try.
Kurisu  +   105d ago
The Last of Us is an amazing game, enjoyed my play through on PS3. This is great for people who haven't played it, but I'm not buying this again at full price when I still have a perfectly good PS3 copy. (I say that but when I see the graphics I'll probably be like "do want!")
WitWolfy  +   105d ago
Wonder when we can expect a release date?
Jeff257  +   105d ago
Probably E3 week. They might announce it at the conference and either say you can buy it right now on PSN or tomorrow in stores. I hope it actually comes out sooner but with the push they have behind Watch Dogs with Ubisoft I can't imagine it coming out before that.
ifistbrowni  +   105d ago
My guess would be shortly after E3. The Last of Us was launched in early June last year. Makes sense it would launch again in June.
Bathyj  +   105d ago
GIG GA DEE
mkis007  +   105d ago
GIG GA DEE
Fyflin  +   105d ago
Sweet! I only played through this game once so a release on PS4 would be the perfect excuse to experience it all over again.

Not impressed with the $59.99 price tag though!!
Sci0n  +   105d ago
I can confirm I seen the add earlier too but assumed it was suppose to be there. This is great for all the former 360 to PS4 converters who never got to experience the game because they passed on the ps3.
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Jeff257  +   105d ago
The ad is still up actually. And funny enough it is the first ad that shows up when it scrolls through the games.
WooHooAlex  +   105d ago
I'm now glad that I chose not to go for the platinum on the PS3.
Patrick_pk44  +   105d ago
Your trophies for TLOU sync to your PS4, so it doesn't matter which one you played, therefore your reasoning is false.
DevilishSix  +   105d ago
PS4 trohies are seperate from PS3 trophies, so for instance you can have two sets of trophies for Tomb Raider. They can double dip your games and the gamer can double dip the trophies.
NeloAnjelo  +   105d ago
I want!
Clown_Syndr0me  +   105d ago
Don't have a PS3, will the PS4 version be discounted? Don't fancy paying full whack for an older game.
Lukas_Japonicus  +   105d ago
If you haven't played it before, then i can't think of any reason not to pay $60, it's not even a year old yet. Trust me, it's worth it.
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jimbobbeers  +   105d ago
Anyone who hasn't played it already should be excited, and definitely get this. It really is a stunning game, my favourite of last generation.

However...

I'm amazed at the willingness to ditch this sort of money on a game we've already played and paid for within the last 10 months. The core fan base is getting royally screwed over, needs to be cheaper.
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Lukas_Japonicus  +   105d ago
@above

That's the thing, if you have already played it, already own it...then it's up to you if you think the $60 price tag is justified for a double dip. Personally, i would gladly pay £40 again, but for someone who has already played it and doesn't want to spend full retail again.....just wait for it to drop, no one is forcing you to pay full retail.

Besides, if it comes with all the MP DLC and the 'Left Behind' DLC, i see no reason why $60/£40 isn't acceptable.
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ChickeyCantor  +   105d ago
Your reasoning doesn't add up. When a game is being re-released less resources are put into it. So therefor the price can't be justified at full.

But if you're saying it's worth the price for it's excellence then that's a different story.
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Lukas_Japonicus  +   104d ago
@Chickeycantor

I disagree with you on that, i don't think the price of this port is justified by how much work the devs put it, but how much game you are getting.

Look at when the game first released last year, you got just the game with SP and MP for $60. Now you are getting that same game, with upgraded visuals, the entire contents of the season pass worth $30 alone and some little extras for the same price people paid last year for the vanilla version.

Imo, for people who have yet to play it, i think that's a fair deal, but for people who have already played it but want to get it again, they may not see it as a fair deal....thank goodness no one is being forced to buy this and can always wait for a price drop.
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Majin Uchiha  +   105d ago
I will Double Dip on this with Pride, i'd buy this again for the Multiplayer alone, my only regret when i tucked away my ps3 to the back of my shelf was not being able to play tlou MP anymore, now i can in 1080p glory :D, i hope our stats transfer
dddooozzz9  +   105d ago
It will come true!
nope111  +   105d ago
I hope GTA5 follows suite, it runs like crap on PS360 and MP desperately needs to up the player count.
xX1NORM1Xx  +   105d ago
Completely agree loading time bordering 5 minutes for online is ridiculous the amount of crashes too omg that game annoys me sometimes
KonsoruMasuta  +   105d ago
I don't know why you're having those issues. Never crashes on me, and load timesare never really that long.
xX1NORM1Xx  +   105d ago
Yeah can't wait for this I didn't get the dlc but hopefully this comes with it and I'll buy Joel edition again XD but preferably the uk can get the American limited edition from the ps3 version that statue was... *drools*
DarthSocio  +   105d ago
This is just heaven.
Twiggy  +   105d ago
I'll be grabbing this, the multiplayer was the only multiplayer to snatch my attention big time since MGO, Yeahhhhh!
Jovanian  +   105d ago
Sell them a game at the end of a console generation, then sell it to them again shortly after. What an excellent way to sucker people out of $120
DoesUs  +   105d ago
Nice having a choice to buy or not to buy.
mkis007  +   105d ago
Not when the game is this good...and even by your own statement it would only be $60 you would be suckered out of. Buying the game once still requires $60.
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SoulSercher620  +   105d ago
You do know there are people that haven't played it on PS3 yet right?
leemo19  +   105d ago
At-least now the rumors are true, don't mind re-purchasing it, its well worth it.
Soldierone  +   105d ago
I'm sorry, but this full price stuff for "remastered" games from last generation needs to stop. I really want this, but paying 60 dollars for it again? Come on I already got the limited edition version and DLC, why do you need my whole wallet?

The graphical leap from last gen to current isn't even as massive as say PS2 to PS3 (I mean that alone was SD to HD), yet those HD collections came with normally 3 or more games and only cost 40 bucks.....
14Feb-R  +   105d ago
True but not for this game. It's a must play for all people and a lot of ps4 players didn't experience it. It need to be done. And the fans will play it too because they love it. It's better then most of what released since launch.
Soldierone  +   105d ago
Thats fine, but what about those of us that did play it? What ever happened to the upgrade your game for 10 dollars idea? It only lasts to sell you the console, then it ends?

Seriously if I bought this again, that'd be over 200 bucks into one game. Not going to happen, I'll wait for bargain bin or PS Plus to have it.
14Feb-R  +   105d ago
I agree , we should get that deal. However , i can't wait like you xP . Your way is much better :) . I'm just not patient in these kind of games. I want to stop playing on my ps3. I just need tekken , gt and this game. Then i don't see a reason to go back.
ltachiUchiha  +   105d ago
Oh yeah, I can't wait. This should also sell pretty well for Naughty Dog since alot of ps4 owners are also former 360 only owners who prolly never got a chance to play such a masterpiece. Should be awesome.
Crossbones  +   105d ago
Yes!!! and include all the DLC!!!
jimbobbeers  +   105d ago
I'd rather a new game altogether, I still have my PS3 and The Last Of Us, so I can't really justify this.
Bathyj  +   105d ago
But isn't it nice to have the choice?
Nexus38  +   105d ago
>Remastered
>Not even a year old
yeah I'll pass
Master-H  +   105d ago
Less greatness for you.
Double_Oh_Snap  +   105d ago
Yes! Yes! Yes! Yes! Yes! One of my all time favorite games remastered on PS4!

To some this will not be that big of a deal. For me and I assume others... I seriously just can't wait. Also hooray for the mp getting a second wind. Pretty unique and very tense fun.
Walker  +   105d ago
Day 1 baby
MasterCornholio  +   105d ago
Glad I waited.

:)

Can't wait to play one of the best games of last gen on my PS4.
SirDjss  +   105d ago
Cant wait for this game to come out, i just bought a ps4 just to have this game :)
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