The Last of Us Joel and Ellie Editions announced for Europe

By Stephany Nunneley
22 January 2013 17:21 GMT

Sony has announced two Special Edition packs for The Last of Us.

You can choose between The Last of Us: Ellie Edition which will be made available exclusively at GAME or The Last of Us: Joel Edition which will be made available exclusively at Tesco and independent shops.

Each comes with the following:


  • Mini Artbook: Explore the world of The Last of Us through some of the remarkable artwork that gave shape to the game
  • American Dreams Issue #1: The first in a series of comics created in partnership with Dark Horse to delve into the backstory of Ellie. The version included features a variant cover found only in these special editions
  • Exclusive Game Pack: The Ellie Edition showcases the character Ellie on the game pack artwork, while the Joel Edition will feature Joel’s face
  • Collectible Poster: An exclusive screen print effect poster of each character can be found in their respective editions
  • DualShock 3 Skin: Skin your PS3 controllers with Joel or Ellie, depending on which edition you decide to order

Survival DLC Pack Multiplayer Bonuses:

  • Bonus XP
  • Melee booster
  • In-game currency
  • Customizable character items
  • Bonus Joel and Ellie skins available once the single player game is completed

Sights and Sounds DLC Pack:

  • Official Game Soundtrack by Academy Award winning musician Gustavo Santaolalla
  • PS3 Dynamic Theme
  • PSN Avatars: Winter Joel & Ellie

LittleBigPlanet Skins: Voucher codes for a downloadable Joel skin or a downloadable Ellie skin for your Sackboy character depending on which special edition you choose

Finally, in addition to the Special Edition packs, anyone who pre-orders the standard version of The Last of Us will receive the Sights & Sounds DLC Pack as a ‘thank you’.

Game’s out in May exclusively on PS3.

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