We have gotten a peak at this year's The Last of Us Day.
The Last of Us Day Takes Place on September 26th. On the PlayStation Blog, Naughty Dog gave a peak at what to expect from the event, which will be accessed here at 9:00 a.m. PST. It was revealed that the developer will be working with Mondo to put out a 2xLP vinyl album of The Last of Us Part II's soundtrack. They will also be putting out two new screen-printed posters. The studio will be working with Gaming Heads to put out three new figures of Ellie. Mamegyorai will be releasing two figures, one of Joel, the other of Ellie. These statues sit separately at 1/9 scale, and can be adjoined to form a unified scene. It has also been revealed that a board game based on The Last of Us is on the way. The game is being done by CMON, the makers of Bloodborne: The Board Game and God of War: The Card Game. Development of the board game is under way, and more information will be released "when the time is right."
Naughty Dog will be releasing a cosplay guide for Abby, helping gamers cosplay as the character. The downloadable PDF will feature high-resolution renders of Abby's design, including detailed shots of her clothing, weapons, equipment, and hair style. The guide will also have information on materials, color reference, and more.
A new free PlayStation 4 theme has been released, and features the final image of the game. It is free for everyone on the PlayStation Store. Naughty Dog is also making all existing The Last of Us Part II themes and avatars available for free on the PlayStation Store from now until Monday, September 28th.
Naughty Dog also revealed that the PlayStation Gear Store will be releasing new items to their The Last of Us collection, including a Joel Funko Pop! aas well as a new t-shirt and mug. There will also be a limited number of the special edition The Last of Us Part II Taylor 314ce and GS Mini guitars available on the store. All merch not being added for this year's The Last of Us Day will be discounted up tp 40% off. The PlayStation Store will offer a 50% discount on The Last of Us Remastered, The Last of Us: Left Behind, and select The Last of Us Remastered Factions Bundle all weekend.
Finally, Naughty Dog has announced a The Last of Us Part II Photo Mode contest for the month of October. Each week, winners will be chosen. The winners will receive an Ellie Edition of the game, while runners up will receive a The Last of Us Part II Limited Edition DualShock 4. To enter, gamers have to capture a photo with the game's Photo Mode and share it here with their name, address, and date of birth between Thursday, October 1st and Thursday, October 29th. One winner a week will be chosen every Friday starting on October 9th until Friday, October 30th.
The Last of Us Part II is available now for the PlayStation 4.