Earlier this week, The Last of Us developer Naughty Dog introduced that in gentle of the COVID-19 pandemic, it was renaming its annual “Outbreak Day” (the date the place the lethal fungal an infection hit crucial mass within the Last of Us universe) to “The Last of Us Day.” While the date has grim which means on this planet of Joel and Ellie, in our world, September 26 has been utilized by Naughty Dog and its group to rejoice the franchise.
As a part of this yr’s celebration, Kojima Productions’ famend artist Yoji Shinkawa, greatest recognized for his work on the Metal Gear franchise and Death Stranding, launched a shocking piece. You can see his artwork above, and should you prefer it sufficient to need to make it your wallpaper you’ll be able to obtain the full-resolution model, formatted for both your telephone or desktop, right here. In addition to Shinkawa’s piece, Mondo has introduced new The Last of Us Part II posters that includes Ellie and Abby, in addition to a particular vinyl soundtrack launch.
Naughty Dog was additionally busy in its preparations, creating a brand new dynamic theme that includes the sport’s seashore, a cosplay information for Abby, and even a ton of hilarious response GIFs that includes the characters of the video games.
Other highlights from The Last of Us Day 2020 embody the beforehand introduced board sport being in growth, new merchandise within the PlayStation Gear Store, new garments from Graph, and new statues from Gaming Heads and Mamegyorai. To be a part of within the festivities, you’ll be able to head right here for the complete slate of The Last of Us Day promotions.