Naughty Dog’s story-based DLC for 2013’s critically-adorned PlayStation 3 exclusive, The Last of Us: Left Behind, may be slated to release on February 14th, according to a photo posted on NeoGaf. The image, which was taken from the US PSN store, seems to reveal that the add-on will also include a dynamic theme and comic in the vein of the American Dreams miniseries.
Though the studio have remained mum on the release date for The Last of Us: Left Behind hitherto, it’s understood that the additional content was originally intended sometime within the December-January timeframe. With that said, given that Friday is an unorthodox release date for digital content on the PlayStation Store, it’s best taking this news with a grain of salt.
Priced at $14.99, The Last of Us: Left Behind is very much a prequel to Naughty Dog’s post-apocalyptic tale, and one that is reportedly lighter in tone than the game’s core campaign. Players will once again step into Ellie’s shoes as she attends a military school within the Boston quarantine zone; during which time she encounters Riley, her best friend.
In keeping with the main game, Left Behind will continue to explore the theme of survival in the studio’s ravaged world. Moreover, the downloadable content is also mechanically similar to The Last of Us, and will also introduce players to an all-new musical score (which, if Gustavo Santaolalla’s original soundtrack is anything to go by, is very promising indeed.)
Naughty Dog is yet to place an official release date on The Last of Us: Left Behind. Should this post be true, though, I guess we can kiss goodbye to our Valentine’s Day plans.