It’s no secret that The Last of Us has been a hot-button topic since its Remastered Edition was released, but it is important to look at the evidence in front of us and see whether or not the Remastered Edition is worth getting all hot and bothered over. In the video, seen above, we look at some of the scenes from the beginning and middle portions of the game (as to avoid major spoilers) to get a look at how the two versions compare. While it is very clear that a lot of detail has been put into the environments for the Remastered Edition, viewers will notice that most of the detail is minute changes to the background and to the level of detail in the character models. Things that are only noticeable if someone were to stare at them for an extended period of time. Details like clear marks on columns in the architecture of the game or the many threads in a shirt a character might be wearing.
The Remastered Edition manages to bring out these details a little more clearly, but it doesn’t do much more than that. It isn’t unexpected as the PS3 version marveled reviewers and players everywhere with what it was able to do at the end of the previous generation of consoles. This isn’t to say that the PS4 Remastered Edition doesn’t do some spectacular things, as we’ve discussed it’s a wonderful title (especially for those of you who missed it the first time around) it’s just very minimal when compared to other Remasters and HD Editions. For more of a detailed look at the two versions of The Last of Us, feel free to check out our comparison video above.