During the PlayStation State of Play for September 2019, Naughty Dog finally announced the release date for The Last of Us Part II. Alongside The release date, we got the first reveal of Joel, who had yet to be seen in previous trailers for the game. The trailer once again focuses on Ellie as we get another look at some of the new and old characters in the game.
Also revealed were The Last of Us II’s Standard Edition, Special Edition, Digital Deluxe Edition, Collector's Edition, and Ellie Edition.
The standard edition for The Last of Us Part II, you'll get an in-game ammo capacity upgrade and crafting training manual. If you specifically order the digital version of the game, you'll instantly receive a PSN avatar featuring Ellie's tattoo.
The Last of Us Part II Digital Deluxe Edition , priced at $69.99, includes the full game download, an in-game ammo capacity upgrade and crafting training manual, a PSN avatar featuring Ellie's tattoo, digital soundtrack and a digital 48-page mini art book.
The Last of Us Part II Special Edition, priced at $79.99, includes the full game (2 discs), a 48-page mini art book, a steelbook case, and a digital avatar set and dynamic PS4 theme.
The Last of Us Part II Collector's Edition, priced at $159.99, includes the full game (2 discs), a 12-inch Ellie statue of the character playing a guitar, an amray case, a steelbook case, premium packaging, a 48-page mini art book, Ellie's bracelet, six pins, four stickers, an avatar set, the digital soundtrack, a digital artbook, and access to a making-of documentary.
Last but not least, The Last of Us Part II Ellie Edition, priced at $249.99, includes the full game (2 discs), the same 12-inch Ellie statue, plus a real backpack designed to look like Ellie's in-game backpack. There's also an amray case, a steelbook case, premium packaging, the 48-page mini art book, Ellie's bracelet, a logo patch, a lithograph art print and thank you letter, a 7-inch vinyl record featuring music from the soundtrack, five stickers, and six enamel pins.
It should be noted that the Ellie edition sold out as soon as it went up on retailer sites. A restock is unknown at this time.
Naughty Dogs The Last of Us Part II will be released on February 21, 2020 for PS4.