Earlier today, The Last of Us designer Naughty Dog revealed that due to the COVID-19 pandemic, it was relabeling its yearly “Outbreak Day” (the date where the fatal fungal infection struck emergency in the Last of Us universe) to “The Last of Us Day.” While the date has grim significance on the planet of Joel and Ellie, in our world, September 26 has actually been utilized by Naughty Dog and its neighborhood to commemorate the franchise.
As part of this year’s event, Kojima Productions’ distinguished artist Yoji Shinkawa, best understood for his deal with the Metal Gear franchise and Death Stranding, launched a spectacular piece. You can see his art above, and if you like it enough to wish to make it your wallpaper you can download the full-resolution variation, formatted for either your phone or desktop, here. In addition to Shinkawa’s piece, Mondo has actually revealed brand-new The Last of Us Part II posters featuring Ellie and Abby, along with a special vinyl soundtrack release.
Naughty Dog was likewise hectic in its preparations, developing a new dynamic theme featuring the game’s beach, a cosplay guide for Abby, and even a ton of hilarious reaction GIFs featuring the characters of the games.
Other highlights from The Last of Us Day 2020 consist of the formerly revealed parlor game remaining in advancement, new merchandise in the PlayStation Gear Store, new clothes from Graph, and brand-new statues from Gaming Heads and Mamegyorai. To participate in the celebrations, you can head here for the complete slate of The Last of Us Day promos.