One of the most anticipated PS3 exclusive games, The Last of Us, finally has a release date. The game will hit store shelves on May 7, 2013.
Naughty Dog has released a new trailer of the game that signifies the launch date. The developer has also announced details on the bonus content you can get for pre-ordering The Last of Us. Gamers can get the Sights and Sounds Pack, which includes the official soundtrack of the game, a PS3 dynamic theme featuring the cover art and two avatars for your PSN profile – Winter Joel and Winter Ellie.
The developer has also worked with GameStop to provide exclusive bonus content in addition to the Sights and Sounds Pack. Pre-ordering at GameStop (officially not available in India) also gets gamers the Survival Pack, which includes bonus experience points for multiplayer, a multiplayer melee attack booster, some extra starting in-game cash, special customizable character items for multiplayer and two special bonus skins for Joel and Ellie which will be unlocked after your complete the single player campaign.
If you are wondering whether the game will support multiplayer, the official PlayStation Blog says:
“Multiplayer, wha? We’re not quite ready to talk about it yet, but stay tuned as we’ll be revealing more details on multiplayer before The Last of Us is released on May 7th, 2013.
The team here is pumped to head into the home stretch to finish The Last of Us. We can’t wait to show you more in the coming months!”
Enjoy the story trailer of The Last of Us below.