Naughty Dog has confirmed that The Last Of Us will receive three DLC packs post-launch, one of which will offer an extra singleplayer experience. Naturally, a season pass is now available to pre-order.
Announcing the content by way of their official website, Naughty Dog explained that The Last Of Us will herald the first story-driven expansion they've ever made. "For the first time ever we’ll be offering single player DLC," the missive reads. "The Last of Us is a universe rich in character and story with many facets that we could potentially explore for years. We’re getting started by announcing that there will be three packs of downloadable content for The Last of Us available after the game launches.
"The journey and cast of characters in The Last of Us lends itself to thorough narrative exploration and we’ve got more of the story to tell."
Naughty Dog also states that "The two other DLC packs will feature multiplayer content in the form of additional multiplayer maps and other expansions," thus suggesting that there'll only be one piece of solo content. We can expect a full multiplayer reveal within the next couple of days.
A season pass - RRP $19.99 (ostensibly a 30% saving over buying the content individually) - is now available to pre-order, and provides all three packs alongside some extra multiplayer bonuses:
- Increased Crafting Speed
- Increased Healing Speed
- 9mm Reload Speed Upgrade
- Rifle Clip Capacity Upgrade
- Grounded – exclusive 90min “Making of The Last of Us” documentary
With season passes, the fun and monetisation never has to end! For the love of all that is good and holy, dear reader, please don't pre-order the season pass until we actually know what's in it, or whether it's worth just buying the singleplayer DLC pack separately.