July 5, 2022

What you need to know

  • A remake of The Last of Us was first reported as being in development back in 2021. 
  • The remake was reportedly started at Sony’s Visual Arts support studio, before Naughty Dog took control of the project. 
  • On Thursday, The Last of Us Part 1 for PS5 leaked, with a release date of Sep. 2, 2022.

A remake of The Last of Us has been reported for over a year, and now it’s finally been confirmed, even if the reveal appears to have been accidental. 

Sony leaked The Last of Us Part 1 for PS5 on Thursday, with a direct store listing (opens in new tab) showing the game is set to launch on Sep. 2, 2022. The game is also in development for PC, though this port doesn’t appear to also be launching alongside the PS5 version. You can check out the announcement trailer below: