This is not a drill. The highly coveted Last of Us Part II Ellie Edition is getting a restock as announced by Naughty Dog communications director Arne Meyer. Naughty Dog heard the demands for additional stock of the Ellie Edition loud and clear and as a result have announced a restock date of February 13th at 6:00 AM Pacific Standard Time (PST). Despite a 3 month delay from the original release date of February 21st, fans resoundingly showed immense support and understanding for the companies decision to postpone the release date in order to present a perfectly polished, high quality title. Without further ado, let’s take a look at the plethora of goodies that are included in the Ellie Edition.
Although the Ellie Edition will set you back $229.00 USD, the contents are glorious and riveting for those that simply cannot contain their excitement for the next installment of The Last of Us. The special edition contains the following:
- The Last of Us Part II Logo patch
- 7″ Vinyl record featuring Music from the Original Soundtrack
- Replica of Ellie’s Backpack
- 48 Page Mini Art Book from Dark Horse
- Lithograph Art Print and Thank You Letter
- 12″ Ellie Statue
- Replica of Ellie’s Bracelet
- Set of 6 Enamel Pins
- Set of 5 Stickers
- Set of 6 PSN Avatars
- Digital Soundtrack
- Digital Mini Art Book from Dark Horse
Players will also receive special in-game bonuses on launch including:
- Ammo Capacity Upgrade: Players can instantly unlock an ammo capacity upgrade for Ellie’s Pistol
- Crafting Training Manual: Players can instantly unlock the Crafting Training Manual which provides access to new crafting recipes and upgrades
The Ellie Edition will be restocked in limited quantities so be sure to set your alarms early in order to get your hands on the exciting bundle before it sells out. The Ellie Edition will be available for pre-order at Amazon, Best Buy, GameStop, Walmart.com, Target, as well as Canada exclusively at EB Games for $229.99 USD or $299.99 CAD MSRP.
The Last of Us, the first installment of the series, was released back in June of 2013 and was a monumental success for developer team Naughty Dog selling over 20 million units across the Playstation 4 and Playstation 3 consoles. If you haven’t already, be sure to check out the nerve-racking, intense gameplay reveal trailer for The Last of Us Part II below.
The Last of Us is highly regarded as one of the greatest video game titles of all time, especially in the action-adventure and survival horror genre. Anticipation for the sequel continues to build as fans worldwide eagerly await the chance to continue the story of Ellie and Joel. What do you think of the Ellie Edition? Are you excited to get another chance to get the bundle? Let us know in the comment section below and as always keep your eyes peeled for all the latest news and updates right here at NerdGangNation!