The Last Of Us Part 2: Remastered Confirmed Via Developer, Possibly For PS5/PC
A remastered version of The Last of Us Part 2 is currently in development, according to a developer at Naughty Dog.
According to the Linkedin profile of Mark Pajarillo, Lead Outsource Artist at Naughty Dog, The Last of Us Part 2: Remastered is currently in development at the studio. He mentioned that he has been responsible for
This isn’t the first we’ve heard of a remastered version of the sequel to The Last of Us. Speaking during a recent interview for a Spanish YouTube channel, The Last of Us Part II composer, Gustavo Santaolalla, hinted at a Director’s Cut or remastered version of the game being in development for PS5. During the interview, the interviewer mentioned to Santaolalla that he really appreciated seeing an in-game rendition of the composer in The Last of Us Part 2. Santaolalla responded by mentioning that in the “new version” of the game, players can actually go up to his in-game rendition and ask him to play certain songs. He then said that he could not give any further details.
Previously, game developers from throughout the industry shared their thoughts on the $200M+ development budget of The Last of Us Part II. According to a poorly-redacted declaration recently submitted by Sony Interactive Entertainment, The Last of Us Part II was developed by over 200 full-time employees with a budget of $220 million. Various game developers from across the industry took to Twitter to offer their perspective on such gigantic budgets, including their sustainability in the long run.