Earlier this week, The Last of Us developer Naughty Dog announced that in mild of the COVID-19 pandemic, it was renaming its annual “Outbreak Day” (the date the place the lethal fungal an infection hit essential mass within the Final of Us universe) to “The Final of Us Day.” Whereas the date has grim that means on this planet of Joel and Ellie, in our world, September 26 has been utilized by Naughty Canine and its group to rejoice the franchise.
As a part of this yr’s celebration, Kojima Productions’ famend artist Yoji Shinkawa, finest recognized for his work on the Metallic Gear franchise and Loss of life Stranding, launched a shocking piece. You’ll be able to see his artwork above, and if you happen to prefer it sufficient to wish to make it your wallpaper you possibly can obtain the full-resolution model, formatted for both your telephone or desktop, here. Along with Shinkawa’s piece, Mondo has introduced new The Last of Us Part II posters featuring Ellie and Abby, in addition to a special vinyl soundtrack release.
Naughty Canine was additionally busy in its preparations, creating 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.
Different highlights from The Final of Us Day 2020 embody the previously announced board game being in development, new merchandise in the PlayStation Gear Store, new clothes from Graph, and new statues from Gaming Heads and Mamegyorai. To hitch within the festivities, you possibly can head here for the total slate of The Final of Us Day promotions.