Sony confirms The Last of Us demo

Get early access by purchasing God of War: Ascension.

Naughty Dog's heavily anticipated PlayStation 3 exclusive The Last of Us will be getting a demo, Sony has announced.

Additionally, first access to the Last of Us demo will be given to owners of the upcoming God of War: Ascension.

The Last of Us demo will not actually be available with God of War: Ascension when it launches, but an entry on the main menu will detail how players can access it as and when it becomes available.

No further information on the demo was made available, although Sony said Naughty Dog would detail the contents at a later date on the PlayStation Blog.

God of War: Ascension will be released in North America on March 12, ahead of the worldwide May 7 release date for The Last of Us.

Naughty Dog confirmed a multiplayer mode for The Last of Us in December. For more information on The Last of Us, check out GameSpot's previous coverage.

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santinegrete
santinegrete

But... but... I wanted the demo of Last of Us. OK, too bad for you Sony, that way I can't decide to purchase the final product later or never... maybe later.

Kalix47
Kalix47

For the last of us fans
/watch?v=0-Q4Tx-2s4c

Jshaw71
Jshaw71

When will the early acess end? I hate demos included with games, you never can tell how many fans of the games buy it for the game, or are buying it for the demo...

newbooger
newbooger

I can not wait for this game


aovannor
aovannor

It's all about them making us believe they are doing us a favor these days....

.. problem is, most people seem to be falling for it.

Promo for a promo.. shocking.

warhawk-geeby
warhawk-geeby

HURRY UP ALREADY MAY 7TH!!!!!

ARRRRGGGHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHH!!!!!!!!!!!

hippiesanta
hippiesanta

don't care about the demo because it will contain spoiler .... I'll wait for the real thing ... 2 days after me 39 bday

SIDEFX1
SIDEFX1

Demos are like women, Except a demo won't prick tease..

Paulf001
Paulf001

Every game doesn't need a tacked on multiplayer.  I would just work on making the single player better.

jark888
jark888

This game need no demo.

Toysoldier34
Toysoldier34

I am excited for another Naughty Dog game. The original Jak and Daxter HD remake was on sale so I bought it yesterday. I then proceeded to play the entire game and get 100% with the Platinum trophy in one sitting. I couldn't figure out how much of my play was driven by how good the game is and how much from nostalgia, but it was a fun time.

1337hackz
1337hackz

What early access to a demo lol what a joke.  

Mickleohb
Mickleohb

Demo for PS+ users too? Please!!

gamerasi
gamerasi

Ending a generation, a new generation will. The Last of Us.

Coco_pierrot
Coco_pierrot

I really do love GOW and all ... but this one, I'm not sure with it's multiplayer aspect ... why put multi in everything when it is always the same crap over and over again ??? ... I will wait before byuing this game and The Las Of Us ... kind of intrigue me but I'm not sure. I didn't like Uncharted at all and at first when I saw that game I thought it was a new Uncharted with more violence ... I just hope the demo will be avalaible after a few weeks to see if it will be something else than a Uncharted 3.0 with M+ violence with tacked-on mindless multiplayer or if it will be an interesting survival game with tacked-on mindless multiplayer.

marting265
marting265

ps3 exclusive!..definitely getting the Last Of Us no doubt and i dont need a demo to know its going to be good 

awheaten
awheaten

By the way Gamespot... The site looks 100 percent better than last year. Keep it going. The edit feature is what makes this site different from others.

kratospete
kratospete

i think this is just to make a big sell, cause i have noted that most of the people including those who are old GoW players (also myself) are NO longer interested in playing ascension (neither am i )

ChiefFreeman
ChiefFreeman

 @hippiesanta  wow, March 12th is my 40th birthday. Nice to see other older gamers here.

Grenadeh
Grenadeh

@PSYCHOV3N0M Then you probably shouldn't be interested in Last of Us because it's going to be more of the same.

Evilbunz
Evilbunz

@Coco_pierrot have you seen or played accension multiplayer.... Its amazing. Play it and your opinion will change very fresh, new idea and very fun

MajinSquall
MajinSquall

@marting265 hey it's by naughty dog and i have never known them do a bad game

plus it looks like it has some "uncharted d.n.a" in it to so that should make getting this game a no brainer

f1elds
f1elds

@kratospete took the words right from my mouth and i am also a long time GOW player.

shadiezz2012
shadiezz2012

@kratospetei think you need to watch this and hold your jaw 

because it will drop

%s

this is just a teaser wait for the full trailer very soon

BTW i have GOWA demo the combat is way different than GOW3

the combat and gfx are huge step over GOW3


and GOW have much more pre orders than the last of us

GOWA will sell shit ton 

nd they are putting the last of us demo with it because it's new ip 

and that's a very smart way to market a new ip 

put a demo for it with a well knowen video game that sell huge numbers

shadiezz2012
shadiezz2012

i think you need to watch this and hold your jaw before you watch

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=88K_GexTtDk

and i have GOW demo it play way different than the older GOW games

the combat and the gfx are just a step above GOW3 in every possible way

and you are going to see the full GOWA trailer soon

and the game aready have much more pre order than the last of us

they are doing this because GOW will sell tons and tons while TLOU is new IP so it's good move to include the demo with well knowen game like GOW

Lecksus
Lecksus

Oh my god! When did this trailer come out!? Freaking amazing T.T

Grenadeh
Grenadeh

@shadowdoggg @MajinSquall @marting265 As much as I like uncharted that's the entire formula for the game and it got annoying as hell as the series progressed. Empty room, room with guns, empty room, room with guns. Got really old especially in the first game.

shadiezz2012
shadiezz2012

@Lecksus i mean it play much better and much fater along with alot of new moves and magic 

and the gfx is real step above GOW3

Lecksus
Lecksus

Wait...I thought GOW3 was a outstanding game, why wouild they change that? I wanted more of it!

Unless its just the little things, I'll understand that.

shadiezz2012
shadiezz2012

@Lecksus yeah i know some ppl here think the game is more of the same 

but it far from being the same

i have the SP demo it play nothing like god of war 

awheaten
awheaten

@shadiezz2012 @awheaten Yeah and if you have a youtube spot let me know I'll add you to my list and hit you with likes.

shadiezz2012
shadiezz2012

@awheaten @shadiezz2012 good man..if you want to know any thing about the new improved combat style or the gfx let me know

as i told you i own the SP demo

awheaten
awheaten

@shadiezz2012 Yeah I seen it earlier. I'm HYPE about the story mode. I like GOW. Matter of fact I might just play through all of them just to refresh the story. But yeah I seen your vids.


awheaten
awheaten

@shadiezz2012 @awheaten Yeah I'm sorry the BETA. I'm gonna get the game no matter if it sucks or not. I'm Sony ALL THE WAY. But I thought the beta sucks. Just being honest.

shadiezz2012
shadiezz2012

@awheaten @shadiezz2012  are you talking about the demo or the beta ?!

it's not the game fault you didn't use the training room first

and should i put links from IGN,GT,GI,N4G,Neogaf

that show how much praise the game is getting 

not because a few ppl in this comment section agree with you mean all the other sites agree with you 

awheaten
awheaten

@shadiezz2012 @awheaten Call it what you want; it sucks to me. But, I will get the game. But the demo did suck. And if there was a way to train, I didn't see it. IMO only. It sucked pretty badly. Also, I'm not the only one who thought so either.

shadiezz2012
shadiezz2012

@awheaten @shadiezz2012  what ?! did you even played the beta ?!

the game let you train untill you are ready 

and then you go to play with others 

and it share nothing with SB what the hell are you talking about ??! it's more of power stone 

and i only died two times in it but after that been kicking ass

so it must be you suck at playing...so you call it suck


and yeah it's cool i'm all for the SP my self but the online is really good

awheaten
awheaten

@shadiezz2012 @awheaten Dude as soon as I join into the game... I died. And, it looks like smash brothers, which I hate. And when you die they don't give you any real player tips on how you died or what you could have done better or even some instructions on how to play. I just found it annoying. With that being said, I'm going to buy the game for single player only.

shadiezz2012
shadiezz2012

@awheaten @shadiezz2012  

how it sucks ?! ..and he's right because ??!!

the gameplay not the same it much better

and alot faster

the gfx is much better

and this is just a demo the gfx will get even better after that 

the story you can't judge it by a demo 

the online is pure awesome 

almost every site is loving every thing about the new gow game