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The Last Of Us Part 2 Remastered vs Original Comparison: Is It Worth The Upgrade?

Sony Interactive Entertainment and Naughty Dog’s action adventure game, The Last of Us Part 2 Remastered, is set for release early next year, and if you’re looking to know how it compares to the original, read ahead.

The Last of Us Part 2 Remastered features enhanced graphics over the PS4 original, including increased texture resolution, increased Level of Detail distances, improved shadow quality, animation sampling rate, and more. The game offers 2 graphical modes on PS5 i.e. Quality and Performance, compared to only one mode on PS4.

In terms of image quality, the PS5 version of The Last of Us Part 2 Remastered runs at a native resolution of 4K (2160p) in Quality mode. In Performance mode, the game runs at a native resolution of 1440p. Meanwhile, the original version runs at 1080p on the base PS4 and at 1440p on the PS4 Pro.

With regards to performance, The Last of Us Part 2 Remastered targets a frame rate of 30 fps in Quality mode, 60 fps in Performance mode. The game also features an unlocked frame rate option for TVs that support VRR. Meanwhile, the original version targets a frame rate of 30 fps on both the PS4 and PS4 Pro.

The Last of Us Part II is set five years after The Last of Us (2013) and follows two playable characters in a post-apocalyptic United States: Ellie, seeking revenge for a murder, and Abby, a soldier caught in a conflict between her militia and a religious cult. The game is played from the third-person perspective, requiring players to combat human foes and zombie-like creatures using firearms, improvised weapons, and stealth. Players experience an action-adventure game from a third-person perspective with elements of survival horror. Traversing post-apocalyptic settings like buildings and forests is crucial for advancing the story. Players can use firearms, improvised weapons, and stealth to defend against hostile humans and infected creatures affected by a mutated Cordyceps fungus.

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