The long-rumored remake of The Last of Us has been leaked – and it’s now officially referred to as The Last of Us Part 1. It will be released for PS5 on September 2, and a PC version is in development.

Seemingly unwittingly revealed by Sony’s own PlayStation Direct site, the listing was picked up by ResetEra user modiz. While the listing itself has been removed, at time of writing a trailer is still available to view. The remake will include upgraded versions of the base game, and its DLC prequel, Left Behind. No mention is made of the Factions multiplayer mode.

The listing calls the remake “a total overhaul of the original experience, faithfully reproduced but incorporating modernized gameplay, improved controls and expanded accessibility options. Plus, feel immersed with improved effects and enhanced exploration and combat.”

The game will seemingly be sold in both a standard and Firefly Edition. The latter includes a steelbook display case, copies of the Last of Us: American Dreams comics issues 1-4, and “early in-game unlocks” (what those are is unclear).

We first heard about the Last of Us remake last year, amid wider reports of turbulence at Sony’s first party studios. The game was reportedly originally being handled by Sony’s Visual Arts Service Group, but later effectively became a Naughty Dog project.

Back in 2013, we awarded the PS3 version of The Last of Us a full 10/10 review, and subsequently gave its PS4 remaster the same score. This year, we named it the 17th best game of all time. Along with its equally impressive sequel, it makes for an incredible PS5 package.

Joe Skrebels is IGN’s Executive Editor of News. Follow him on Twitter. Have a tip for us? Want to discuss a possible story? Please send an email to newstips@ign.com.


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