Published by Sony Computer Entertainment and developed by Naughty Dog, The Last of Us is a video game based on action-adventure survival horror theme. It was released in June 2013 for PlayStation 3, and since then it has become one of the favorites of the players.
The game is played from a third-person perspective. The players have to control the main character, Joel. Joel has been assigned the task of escorting Ellie, who is a teenage girl trying to survive across the post-apocalyptic United States.
Players have options to use improvised weapons, stealth, and firearms to protect Joel and Ellie from hostile humans and cannibalistic creatures. These creatures are suffering from a mutated strain of the Cordyceps fungus.
There is a ‘Listen Mode’ in the game which allows you to locate your enemies with the help of spatial awareness and increased sense of hearing. You can also upgrade your weapons by the items scavenged from surroundings. The online multiplayer mode of the game allows up to eight people to engage in competitive and co-operative gameplay.
The Last of Us Remastered is an updated version of the game that was released in July 2014 for PlayStation 4. According to latest reports, the game will now include an option to function at native 4K on PS4 Pro. This also confirms that we have a confirmed case of the first native 4K game on the PS4 Pro i.e. The Last of Us Remastered.
In this week’s PlayStation Meeting, Naughty Dog revealed that the current 30fps mode feature on The Last of Us Remastered will be upgraded to run on the PS4 Pro at native 4K resolution, which will be much greater than the current 1080p resolution of the game.
When the demo for The Last of Us Remastered was launched, it was evident that the game was not running on its native 4K resolution. On the current PS4, you can turn off the HDR and then turn on 1080 resolution display to drastically improve the performance. This is because of the original PS4 has a 30 Hz mode that shows the detailed high resolution shadow maps. However, it has a locked 30 fps setting as well that prevents it from running native 4K resolution. With the PS4 Pro, you will not only be able to keep these enhanced shadow maps but the native 4K for the game as well.
Reports also say that in order to provide a more consistent frame rate, the game’s performance on its standard 60 fps setting will also be improved.