The Last of Us dated for May 2013
Preorder bonuses announced, multiplayer hinted
Sony and Naughty Dog have announced that The Last of Us will be released on May 7th, 2013.
Also revealed is some bonus content you can get for pre-ordering your copy of The Last of Us. Participating retailers will offer the Sights and Sounds Pack, which includes the official soundtrack of the game, a PS3 dynamic theme featuring the cover art, and two avatars for your PSN profile – Winter Joel and Winter Ellie.
GameStop will provide exclusive bonus content in addition to the Sights and Sounds Pack. Pre-ordering at GameStop also nets you the Survival Pack, which includes bonus experience points for multiplayer, a multiplayer melee attack booster, some extra starting in-game cash, special customizable character items for multiplayer, and two special bonus skins for Joel and Ellie which will be unlocked after your complete the single player campaign.
This is the first mention of multiplayer in the game, and while the developers aren't ready to share more details at this time, they promise more updates in the future leading up to the May release.
The Last of Us is an upcoming zombie survival title, exclusive to PlayStation 3.