It is no surprise that The Last of Us Part II is a masterpiece of storytelling, but the handful of new features and optional settings are what really set Naughty Dog’s latest story-driven adventure apart from the original. These welcomed additions to gameplay allow for a fully customized experience based on your preferred play style and approach to the game’s resource management systems. Let’s break down the new features, as well as some tips on setting up your controller with the performance gaming gear offered by KontrolFreek.
The most basic of The Last of Us Part II’s new features comes the in the ability to jump. Gone is “climb” but instead replaced with the ability to jump to reach ledges, cross gaps, and hop over obstacles while running from the infected. This new feature is the first clue into the nimble nature of playing as Ellie throughout this journey as well as the ability for greater exploration.