The Last of Us will launch alongside two special editions, one featuring Ellie and the other featuring Joel, Sony Computer Entertainment Europe and Naughty Dog have announced. The Ellie Edition will be available exclusively at GAME, whilst the Joel Edition is limited to only Tesco and independent stores.
The Ellie Edition is available only at GAME, and includes a mini artbook, the first issue of Dark Horse'sThe Last of Us: American Dreams, the Survival multiplayer DLC pack, the Sights and Sounds DLC pack, a LittleBigPlanet Ellie skin, and the game package, collectable poster and Dualshock skin featuring Ellie's face.
The Joel Edition contains exactly the same things, but with Joel's face and skin instead of Ellie's. The Survival DLC pack includes bonus XP, a melee booster, in-game currency and customizable character items for multiplayer, and bonus Joel and Ellie skins after the single-player game is completed. The Sights and Sounds pack features the official soundtrack from Gustavo Santaolalla, a dynamic theme for PS3 and the Winter Joel and Ellie PSN avatars.
In addition, anyone who pre-orders the standard edition will receive the Sights & Sounds DLC pack for free. The Last of Us will be released on May 7.