Earlier this week, The Final of Us developer Naughty Canine introduced that in mild of the COVID-19 pandemic, it was renaming its annual “Outbreak Day” (the date the place the lethal fungal an infection hit essential mass within the Final of Us universe) to “The Final of Us Day.” Whereas the date has grim that means on the earth of Joel and Ellie, in our world, September 26 has been utilized by Naughty Canine and its neighborhood to have fun the franchise.
As a part of this yr’s celebration, Kojima Productions’ famend artist Yoji Shinkawa, greatest recognized for his work on the Metallic Gear franchise and Demise Stranding, launched a surprising piece. You’ll be able to see his artwork above, and in the event you prefer it sufficient to need to make it your wallpaper you possibly can obtain the full-resolution model, formatted for both your cellphone or desktop, right here. Along with Shinkawa’s piece, Mondo has introduced new The Final of Us Half II posters that includes Ellie and Abby, in addition to a particular vinyl soundtrack launch.
Naughty Canine was additionally busy in its preparations, creating a brand new dynamic theme that includes the sport’s seashore, a cosplay information for Abby, and even a ton of hilarious response GIFs that includes the characters of the video games.
Different highlights from The Final of Us Day 2020 embrace the beforehand introduced board recreation being in growth, new merchandise within the PlayStation Gear Retailer, new garments from Graph, and new statues from Gaming Heads and Mamegyorai. To hitch within the festivities, you possibly can head right here for the complete slate of The Final of Us Day promotions.