Report: The Last of Us coming to PS4 as physical and digital release

A Turkish Sony representative reportedly says that The Last of Us is getting "enhanced graphics" for an upcoming PS4 port.

According PlayStation Turkey VP Sercan Sulun in a video posted to the Turkish CNN video game website Multiplayer, The Last of Us will soon be coming to the PlayStation 4 as both a physical and digital release.

NeoGaf user "Quirah" (as posted by user "chadskin") posted a translation writing that Sulun says, "Sequel is not coming right now as far as I know, but I can say that [the] first game will be released this summer for PS4 as a physical and digital copy with enhanced graphics," in response to a question about a potential The Last of Us sequel.

At this point, this rumor has not been officially confirmed by Sony, and the announcement would be very strange since The Last of Us is also a rumored PlayStation Now title. The up-res gambit worked for the Tomb Raider: Definitive Edition update, but sometimes executives are just confused/wrong. Just a few years ago, the managing director of Ubisoft Brazil announced that Assassin's Creed IV was going to be set in Brazil.

But what do you think? Is there any truth to Sulun's claim?

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magiq-mike
magiq-mike

If they do it.....game over. Probably one of the best games I have played on ps3.

All they need to do is make it a 10 dollar upgrade.

blejk2
blejk2

Mooooneyyyyy Grraaaaabuuuu!!!

cgobeil
cgobeil

The day The Last of Us makes it to the PS4 is the day I buy a PS4!

monson21502
monson21502

i warned sony lovers not to buy all those hd remakes on the ps3. now they are getting ps3 games with ps4 graphics instead of a new game. next sony will release all their games for 4k tvs and make their lovers pay for the games all over again lol

classic_gaming
classic_gaming

This is brilliant playstation putting the last of us on ps4 will increase sales by a lot. Now its xbox's news is halo still a go or basically is buying an Xbox one still a go

ruhcaleb
ruhcaleb

We need new games. The Las Of Us is one of the best game i ever played, but porting to PS4 is a steal. I'm completely sure every PS4 owner have a PS3 and play the game., so that point, no man...

They have to do something really special to make me buy it. Or, ok you have a TLOU save game registred, or trophys, then the game would be cheap for you.

Besides Outlast, we only have "retro games" that the PS3 easily can run. Or multi platforms games, AC4, Watch Dogs, BF4, etc.

I think "next gen" is a lie right now, maybe we have to wait to the next Batman or The Division, for a truly "next gen" game.


SpLiTMaN
SpLiTMaN

now gimme a pc version so i can finally try this damn game!!!!!!!!!

tycoonwill00
tycoonwill00

I am extremely happy I did not get this game on my ps3 when I was going too, my friend let me borrow it and it was sooo addicting but I only got half way thru before the new dlc came out and I had to give it back, I sooo hope it comes out on ps4 that would be amazing. I own every game that has come out on the ps4 be it sold in stores, digital download only, indie games and and free to play games...well everything except angry birds. I, sorry I can't justify 50 dollars for bird s*** but I do half to say that every game I have played so far has been a wonderful experience myself and everyone who plays the games with me. I really hope this game comes to ps4 soon as I know it will be one of the best games on the system. Fingers crossed! Now I just hope the release a ps4 with a bigger hard drive and I will be happy as a kid in a candy store! I know I can upgrade but I am not looking forward to hours of re downloading and installing and updating all those games again...but a special edition 1 or 2 TB last of us edition ps4 would be killer! Here's hoping :-)

Gankstar_VX84
Gankstar_VX84

I bought TLOU for the ps3 on release. I stuck it in my ps3 and it just whirred, installed after about an hour of fucking about and I boot it up. works up to the point when we're driving at the beginning and it starts to cut out and skip to black screen and constant pauses. Took game back got a replacement, reformatted ps3 and reinstalled, problem persisted! 


later found out that because the game had no install mandatory or otherwise, and because I'd stood my slimline ps3 on it's side (2nd gen slim) it'd weakened the disc drive, causing the problem. 


i eventually got the game to work but had to skip every cutscene and watch them on youtube and it just sucked the fun and immersion out of the game and left me royally pissed off. took it back got a refund, didn't get more then an hr into the game proper.


so I'll get it for ps4. lol

thatguyinphilly
thatguyinphilly

One of the most amazing games I have ever played. Finished it on the PS3, also "Left Behind." Would I get this for PS4 and do it all over again...no question I would. Hoping it comes with more "missions," DLC content. Graphically, it's incredible for the PS3..it's insane to imagine what it will look like for PS4. 

sudoow86
sudoow86

Glad I didn't get it for the PS3.

juniperlll
juniperlll

Hands down the best game put out last year. High quality story and well thought out environments. I've played through 3 times going on 4, so I know the game. If they put this out for PS4 I would buy it, even if it was just a resolution and texture upgrade. However, if the price isn't discounted I will definitely feel robbed if there wasn't some genuine added content. 

aLmosT_bLinD
aLmosT_bLinD

Why are they doing this? What a waste of time.

TERMINATOR-SSD
TERMINATOR-SSD

honestly Last of Us is the best graphical game and game over all, ive played on consoles and i think its better looking than the ps4 stuff atm. It would really have be mind blowing for me to buy it again on the ps4 apart from a higher resolution treatment which i think it will be. And it would have to have more features and content and not a tagged on touch quick time event thing thrown in.

Rushaoz
Rushaoz

I'm going to be so pissed if this plays at 60 FPS. It will completely ruin the cinematic experience to the game. 

Rushaoz
Rushaoz

Lookit all the PS4 haters swarming in. Angry that while the xbox has a few more games than the PS4, none are worth writing home to. Just stop being stupid fanboys and buy a PS4. There's nothing wrong with having the best of both worlds.

panaicman66
panaicman66

played it on the ps3......and looking forward to getting it for the ps4....i have been trying to find out now for few months if this is true.....hope so

Musharasur
Musharasur

Naughty Dog has stated in the past that they would like to continue using their TLOU engine for the PS4 instead of starting from scratch. This news makes perfect sense to me as it is a way for them to test the water on two fronts. It allows them to see how well their engine performs on the PS4 and at the same time build a bigger audience for a potential sequel. I don't have a PS4 yet, but I would have no problem buying the game again for the PS4.

xboxoneanddone
xboxoneanddone

I guess in the mind of a sony pony "greatness awaits" is a simple copy and paste job sold at full price lol. Quite pathetic really.

ranzikiel
ranzikiel

I have not played this game...
And have not bought a ps4...
is it time to get a ps4? o.o

notfrylock1987
notfrylock1987

also, if this shit is true.

Welcome to the future of your gaming Console Players.

notfrylock1987
notfrylock1987

"Report: The Last of us coming to PS4?*"

Fixed it for ya Gamespot.

Cut the bait and click shit out.

jhawk
jhawk

I just don't get it. Why the hell is everyone so friggin' excited over a re-release that's nothing more than just a graphical upgrade?!?! In my opinion if they're going to do this they should put some new content in as well to take advantage of the more powerful console, like the Final Fantasy X-X-2 re-release. Sony would've been better off creating a new IP, I feel like the whole industry is starting to suffer from too many of these re-releases.

Vodoo
Vodoo

I think it makes perfect sense to do that. There are a lot of PS4 owners that never owned a PS3 or, like me, sold their PS3 well before the Last of Us came out.

Being a PlayStation Now game really has no bearing on a PS4 version. Some people won't wanna pay for the full retail game and will instead choose to rent it for much less.

I've been praying that Sony would release a PS4 copy. This is the only exclusive game I didn't get a chance to play, but really wanted to. Hopefully the "Definitive Edition" includes the dlc also. Sign me up Sony!

edant79
edant79

The idea of a next gen port of 'Last of Us' never even crossed my mind, but it actually sounds like a great idea.


I am curious as to what degree it will improve.

LandoPlumley
LandoPlumley

I really hope The Last of Us comes to PS4. I am saving up for a PS4 and did not get to play The Last of Us. So excited!

bjklol
bjklol

Wait, so The Last of Us is coming to PS4? With enhanced graphics?  YES! YES! YES!

I was planning on buying the ps3 version pretty soon (haven't played the game yet), but this makes me glad I held off until now.

dgunnell
dgunnell

This is great news! I only had a 360 last gen, and I never got a chance to play this game. I was psyched for Playstation Now to play this game, but Canada isn't getting PS Now in summer. I had my doubts about PS Now, but it doesn't matter with this news. So looking forward to playing this. I think it is a really smart move on Sony's part. There are plenty of people like me who had 360s and bought PS4s. If you already have the game I see why you'd pass. I passed on next-gen Tomb Raider because I didn't need to Lara's individual hair follicles. This is a day-one purchase for me.

sohail5566
sohail5566

i dont understand only the difference will be the graphics whats the point of buying the same game

monson21502
monson21502

@classic_gaming  how is putting a game like this on ps4 brilliant? its a no brainer that sony knows they got their lovers by the short hairs. everyone that has a ps4 probably already played and beat this game on ps3 last year. i hope it dont sell a single copy so sony will stop releasing the same game over and over in different formats and stuff 

NbAlIvEr10000
NbAlIvEr10000

@aLmosT_bLinD  Because some people don't own a PS3, but possibly have a PS4 and can't play it.....pretty common sense.  Plus, its one of the greatest games ever made in this generation.

thatguyinphilly
thatguyinphilly

@ranzikiel  @pc_friendly I agree, wait a while, especially for better games coming in May, June (and beyond) like Watchdogs, MLB The Show 14 (if you like Baseball), Destiny...those I am looking forward to! I did run out and grab a rare PS4 in mid Dec. 8am at a Walmart. Felt like I HAD to own it. Hindsight is always 20/20..I could have waited. Battlefield 4..only game I've purchased so far, its ok. NOT great in my opinion. (I haven't looked into "Infamous: Second Son" it can wait.) BF4 did require me to purchase PS+..something I didn't have before. Little upset about that, but it can pay off, the deals are nice, free games/trials. Overall right now, - I hate to say it's collecting some dust. That will all change though when the real mind-blowing games - the games that were not rushed -  hit the shelves. 

pc_friendly
pc_friendly

@ranzikiel  For that one game alone? You can wait. I've got my PS4 and while it's incredible, I would wait until you truly have a reason. I've got six games with one on the way but I'm still waiting for games like Watch Dogs and Destiny. Don't get me wrong. I think the PS4 is a major leap in quality but who knows when it (The Last of Us) will actually be released on PS4 and the price of the PS4 may come down even further. My PS3 still has a function for me (DNLA streaming) and I can still purchase games for it for much cheaper vs. basically full retail for everything on the shelves (I did just pick up thief for $25 from Dell).

toffifee
toffifee

@jhawk  I agree with you even though I am excited for this. Far too many re-releases. It's good for people that never played the games, but what about the rest of us? Personally I want new games please.

notorious98
notorious98

@jhawk How is anything "suffering"?  I didn't buy Last of Us for PS3.  I no longer have my PS3.  Seeing how everybody loves it, I'd like a chance to play it.  If this story is true, I'll be able to do so.

StarsiderSajun
StarsiderSajun

@jhawk  Well I can't speak for everyone, but literally the ONLY reason I bought a PS3 was for The Last of Us, and it was so worth it. I'd buy a re-release of it on PS4 simply to play it on the PS4, don't even care about a boost in graphics. Also, most people may think it's stupid, but I vastly prefer hd re-releases over mediocre releases. Okami, Deus Ex, Human Revolution, and Kingdom Hearts were some of my best purchases of the year, and when I look at what else I could've bought with all that money it just validates my purchase even more. =)

Rushaoz
Rushaoz

@sohail5566  Simple. There are alot of people who didn't buy a PS3 or TLoU that now own a PS4. Perfect opportunity to play the best game of the last generation.

xboxoneanddone
xboxoneanddone

Sorry didn't mean to stand in the grass where you sheep are grazing oops.

murph85
murph85

@StarsiderSajun @jhawk  Really? The PS 3 had been out for 7 years and that was the only game you bought it for? Okay......................

xboxoneanddone
xboxoneanddone

Your assumptions based on a persons username that they don't own a ps3 or 4 makes your oppinion irrelevant as well...