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The Last of Us Part 1’s PC requirements might leave some gamers feeling Left Behind

The last of us part 1 is finally coming to PCs on March 28, and PlayStation has just released the new features we can expect in addition to the system requirements. Although not as demanding as Returnthe last PlayStation exclusive for PCs, The last of us part 1 will test the capabilities of even the most modern rigs. The recommended specs for maintaining a relatively stable 60 FPS at 4K resolutions with “Ultra High” graphics presets include an Intel Core i5-12600K or Ryzen 9 5900X CPU in addition to an RX7900X or RTX 4080 graphics card. However, regardless of the game’s graphical fidelity, you’ll still need to reserve 100 GB of hard drive space for the game’s heavy install size.

The Ultra presets seem to be particularly demanding
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The last of us part 1 for PCs inherits the many improvements included in the console release of the game from September, including the new graphics, better performance, revamped AI and more, in addition to a host of accessibility options. However, the PC version also gets its own improvements, including ultra-wide monitor support for both 21:9 and 32:9 aspect ratios, 3D audio support, and may even introduce haptic feedback if you use a DualSense controller in wired mode.

The remastering of Joel and Ellie’s inaugural outing will be available on March 28 through both Steam and the Epic Games Store. The standard edition costs $59.99, while the digital deluxe version, which includes various cosmetic items and in-game boosts, is available. priced at $69.99.

Stock art of everything in the Digital Deluxe Edition of The Last of Us Part I for PCs

All included in the Digital Deluxe Edition of The Last of Us Part I for PCs
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PlayStation also sells some hot the Firefly Edition of The Last of Us Part I for PC for $99.99. It includes everything in the Digital Deluxe version, but also comes with a Steelbook case (with no physical game included, mind you, just a digital voucher) and the four-issue comic book series, The Last of Us: American Dreamswith new album cover.