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The Last of Us Part 2 Is Getting a PS5 Exclusive Performance Update

The Last of Us Part 2 is getting a PS5 unique efficiency replace, pushing the already-stunning recreation to 60 frames per second. The replace is offered free of charge, proper now.Announced on the PS Blog, the replace presents choices for 30 FPS or 60 FPS framerate targets. A brand new 1.08 patch for the sport will supply PS5 gamers a framerate toggle within the Display choices menu. Other enhancements, equivalent to decision and cargo time enhancements, have been already out there to gamers on PS5 by means of backward compatibility.

(*2*), which has extensively examined the patch, reviews that “PS5 is succesful not simply of doubling PS4 Pro efficiency however in lots of circumstances exceeding it,” after the patch. Even in areas that PS4 Pro might battle with at 30FPS, equivalent to scenes that includes a lot of water, the PS5 model reportedly runs at a locked 60 frames. In 8 hours of footage captured, Digital Foundry discovered that one scene dropped beneath 60 FPS for unknown causes, and even then it was to 57 FPS – effectively past the aptitude of last-gen consoles.

It’s value making clear that this is not a full new-gen remaster in the identical method as The Last of Us Remastered. However, Naughty Dog director of communications Arne Meyer provides, “The staff has been digging into the PS5 {hardware} and the probabilities it unlocks since launch final yr and we’re enthusiastic about what the long run holds. This patch is simply step one of engaged on the PS5. We’ll let after we’ve bought extra information to share!”

While co-creator Neil Druckmann has beforehand mentioned there are no plans for TLOU2 DLC, the sport has obtained a small content material replace earlier than, adding permadeath mode and Grounded difficulty.

If latest reviews are appropriate, we might truly be seeing a PS5 version of the original Last of Us in some unspecified time in the future. We’re additionally anticipating to see a standalone Last of Us 2 multiplayer game sooner or later. One venture is much less sure, nonetheless – The Last of Us Part 3 has a written outline, but Naughty Dog hasn’t begun any kind of work on it.

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