The Last of Us Part 2: guide and info to get started

Have you missed any news in the last few months? Here is a guide with all the useful information to start The Last of Us: Part 2

On June 19th The Last of Us: Part 2 will finally be available. We have therefore decided to write this guide to give you all necessary information before starting the game, in this way you will arrive prepared for day one ready to dive into the raw world of the exclusive developed by Naughty Dog. If you missed the news released in the past months you are in the right place, in this guide there will be everything you need to know about The Last of Us: Part 2.

Five years later ...

The game is set 5 years after the events of the first chapter. Ellie is the protagonist of this story (we know, however, that Joel will still be fundamental), now more adult and mature than in the past. We're going to explore the direct consequences of Joel's final choice in The Last of Us. In fact, we do not know if the girl already knows the truth about what happened with the Lights. Ellie has now managed to find a new serenity in Jackson, where it leads an all in all quiet.

Unfortunately, however, a terrible event it also breaks the last hope of having a normal life, which will propel her on a journey in search of revenge. This time we will play the role of an Ellie disillusioned and full of anger, who will have no mercy on those who stand in the way of his goal. On his way he will face two warring factions for control of Seattle: the Washington Liberation Front e i Serafiti

However, we must not forget the infected. The Cordyceps continues to multiply and new infected species make their way into The Last of Us: Part 2. In addition to the usual suspects like clickers, runners, stalkers and bloaters, two new species have been announced. We are talking about the shamblers, huge beings capable of spreading burning spores, and of another species kept hidden by the developers.

Faster, Badder, Deadliest - The Last of Us Part 2: Getting Started Guide and Info 

To deal with these threats Ellie will be more agile in moving on the battlefield with respect to Joel. In addition, the spaces will be larger and it will be possible to adopt different approaches to overcome adversity. A great novelty of the second chapter is it "Analog stealth", staying hidden for example in tall grass will not automatically give you the security of never being tracked down. It is up to the player to decide whether to kill everyone or sneak out without being seen.

Naughty Dog was very clear in this: all areas (except infected) can be overcome without killing any enemies. The latter are not unprepared however, from the trailers you can see how they interact with each other to capture Ellie, even using dogs (new in this chapter) to sniff out his position. All characters have relationships with teammates, which will allow them to react differently to what happens on screen.

With the knife between the teeth - The Last of Us Part 2: guide and info to get started

We continue the guide talking about the progression system of The Last of Us Part 2. In the course of the adventure Ellie can become stronger and learn new skills. It is also possible to customize weapons and craft useful items with resources obtained by exploring the map. The novelty of this second chapter is the possibility of craft directly during encounters making the gameplay much more dynamic than in the past.

From what we have been able to see, the exploration will be assisted by various means, such as mounts or boats, or thanks to some useful tools such as a rope. However, it will not be possible to upgrade Ellie to the maximum in a single run, a factor that could push you to replay the title from the beginning. On the other hand they are also confirmed different selectable difficulties, just like the ones featured in The Last of Us. This way you can decide if you prefer a light approach to enjoy the story, or a challenge that will push you to the limit.

A game that will make people talk - The Last of Us Part 2: guide and info to get started

In these years of development there have been many controversy about the game. After all, such an impressive title could not fail to make the public discuss, but the event that most destabilized the environment were the terrible leaks in which it is described. even the ending of the story. How they came out is still unclear, several hypotheses have been made, but in the end they seem to have been "simple" hackers. The leaks followed later the various referrals that have plagued the game.

In fact, The Last of Us Part 2 was initially scheduled for February, a date then moved to several months later. Unfortunately, however, the COVID-19 pandemic has put a spoke in the wheel for Naughty Dog and Sony, which has found itself in the condition of having to postpone the launch again. There were also several discussions regarding the violence present in the game and the topics covered, which even caused the ban in the Middle East. 

We have reached the finish line

There has been a lot of talk about The Last of Us Part 2, now though it's time to play and enter a world of violence, where good and evil are not so clear-cut definitions and survival is the only reason for living. We'll see what Naughty Dog has prepared for us in one of the latest PS4 exclusives that will end this generation.

We hope this The Last of Us Part 2 guide was helpful to you. We remind you that the game will be available from June 19th on PS4. The game will weigh about 100 GB and there will be no multiplayer mode, the developers have in fact decided to focus only on the single player sector. Are you waiting for the game? Let us know how you are spending the days that separate us from the launch and keep following us on Holygamerz for all the news from the world of video games and more!

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