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Naughty Dog Could Be Working on The Last of Us Part 2 PS5 Patch

Could The Last of Us Part 2 be getting a patch soon for the PS5?

January 28, 2021

If you were hoping for a patch for The Last of Us Part 2 on your new PS5, you could be in luck sooner rather than later.

Yesterday, a ResetEra member in a PS5 thread asked if they should wait to pick up The Last of Us 2 with industry insider Navtra replying “I know a patch was in the works at some point but I’m not sure if it’s still happening or when,” Navtra continued. “I’d be surprised if it doesn’t get a patch, though.” What makes this comment from Navtra interesting is that they have a nose for uncovering information before it’s officially released and who also correctly predicted the announcements in last year’s PS5 showcase in which Sony showcased Horizon Forbidden West footage, Demon’s Souls remake and others.

In November last year, we saw a Best Buy store listing that The Last of Us Part 2 would feature a next-gen upgrade which even then hinted that an upgrade for the PS5 is on its way, but it could have either been a mistake or in reference to the enhanced version that supports haptic feedback on the PS5. Either way, we won’t know any of this for sure until Naughty Dog officially announces it so until then, let’s take this all with a small pinch of salt. In saying that though, I don’t see any reason why the studio wouldn’t want to patch their game for the PS5. We shall wait and see.

In some other The Last of Us Part 2 news, the critically acclaimed game has received 261 awards last year according to the game of the year video game tracking website, gameawardsThe Witcher 3: Wild Hunt has clung to the record for the most Game of the Year awards for over five years and earned 260 wins altogether in 2015, but it’s now time that Geralt and the gang hung up their hats and pass the baton to The Last of Us Part 2.

While you are here, check out this weird easter egg found at the beginning of The Last of Us that shows some real-life Cordyceps activity happening on the television. While you’re here, check out this adorable The Last of Us pixel art by Woostar who showcased their animation recently on Twitter. If you’re a fan of Laura Bailey who voiced Abby in The Last of Us Part 2, check out this interview with Game Informer where she talks about playing Abby was one of the most grueling roles she’s done, but also stated that it was one of the most gratifying experiences in her very long and impressive career.

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The Last of Us Part 2 is available exclusively on PS4. Feel free to grab the game physically on Amazon if you haven’t had the chance to play it yet.

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Rachael (She/Her), who is Deputy Editor & Head of Stakeholder Relations, has been gaming for many years. Some of her favourite video games include The Witcher 3 and The Last of Us but also loves a good indie title. Gaming Culture is where her heart lies and spends many hours sieving through gaming fan art and cosplay displays. Other than gaming, Rachael is a book nerd and music lover.

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