The Last of Us Special Editions

The Last of Us Special Editions

The newest game to come out of Uncharted developer Naughty Dog is set to release soon, like many of you I’m excited for the launch of The Last of Us. Lately its becoming hard to decided on what edition of a game I should purchase, do I go for the most expensive one or just say screw it and go for the standard edition with just the game?

If you were hoping that The Last of Us would make it easier on you, well you’re wrong. The game is not only releasing with the standard edition but both North America and Europe are getting 2 exclusive special editions to choose from.

If you live in North America you have the chose between the ‘Survival Edition’ and the Post-Pandemic Edition,

Survival Edition

The Survival Edition will run you $79.99 and include:

  • The Art of The Last of Us a 170 page art book
  • The Last of Us: American Dreams issue #1 of the Dark Horse comic book that focuses on Ellie’s back-story
  • A steelbook case
  • The Sights and Sounds DLC that includes the games soundtrack, a dynamic theme for your PS3, and Winter Joel and Ellie PSN avatars
  • Naughty Dog Chrome Stickers

The Post-Pandemic Edition will run you $159.99 and is only available through Gamestop and includes:

  • All the contents in the Survival Edition, Except the 170 page art book
  • 12″ Statue of Ellie and Joel
  • The Survival DLC that includes: Bonus XP, a melee booster, in-game currency, and customizable character items to be used in multiplayer
  • Joel and Ellie skins that can be used once the Single-player is completed

Post-Pandemic Edition

If you live in Europe you get the choice between either the Ellie edition or the Joel edition, The Ellie Edition is exclusively available at GAME while the Joel edition is exclusively available at Tesco and independent retailers and will run you £54.99

Ellie Edition

Both the Ellie and the Joel Edition will include:

  • The Last of Us mini art book
  • The Last of Us: American Dreams issue #1 of the Dark Horse comic book that focuses on Ellie’s back-story
  • Exclusive game pack: The Ellie Edition showcases the character Ellie on the game pack artwork, while the Joel Edition will feature Joel’s face
  • A screen print poster featuring the respective editions character
  • DUALSHOCK3 skin: a skin for your PS3™ controllers with Joel or Ellie depending on which edition you buy
  • The Survival DLC that includes: Bonus XP, a melee booster, in-game currency, and customizable character items to be used in multiplayer
  • Joel and Ellie skins that can be used once the Single-player is completed
  • The Sights and Sounds DLC that includes the games soundtrack, a dynamic theme for your PS3, and Winter Joel and Ellie PSN avatars
  • A Canvas Wrap to hold all your swag together
  • LittleBigPlanet™ Sackboy Skins: a redeemable code to download a skin for your Sackboy or Sackgirl based around either Joel or Ellie

Joel Edition

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Craig Lynn
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