So we finally know that The Last Of Us will indeed be getting the remaster treatment for PlayStation 4, but what we didn’t know was just when this project was underway.
Now, in an interview with PlayStation Access, Naughty Dog co-president Evan Wells has revealed that The Last Of Us: Remastered has been in development since the original version came out.
Here’s what Mr. Wells has to say to PlayStation Access:
“We had a lot of people on the forums saying ‘can I play this on PlayStation 4?’ We’ve been actually anticipating that, and started working on it pretty much as soon as we finished the PlayStation 3 [version of the game]. We weren’t sure whether it was going to go anywhere, but when we saw the fans clamoring for it we doubled-down, and put more effort behind it.”
He also talked about just how much improvement will be noticeable in this enhanced version:
“The graphic fidelity has been turned up to eleven. We’ve got 1080p, we’re pushing the draw distances further, we’re creating higher resolution character models, better lighting, better shadows.”
Check out the full PlayStation Access interview below.
Condemn (OR) Condone:
This is really good news to hear. I was beginning to doubt just how much they would be able to improve this game if the project just went underway recently, but the fact that it has been going on for many months has me much more confident. It sounds like this thing wont be the rush job people were initially fearing, but instead an all-knew and potentially even more incredible way to enjoy this game. My judgment is Condone.
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