Naughty Dog introduced another scene from The Last of Us in the remastered version for PlayStation 5, which will be available on September 2, to show potential stakeholders the improvements made to the models and especially the facial expressions of the two protagonists, Joel and Ellie.
The short video shows Neil Druckman, one of the studio leaders at PlayStation Studios, talking about how new technology can make characters more expressive. By highlighting faces and minute details that give more realism, the video shows how small movements on the face of real actors have been more accurately recreated in the new version.
Storytelling in motion! Take a look behind the scenes at The Last of Us Part I’s mocap.
– Naughty Dog (@Naughty_Dog) August 16, 2022
To show how the improvements to the PS5 remake models are closer to the performance of Troy Baker and Ashley Johnson, Naughty Dog shared this video and the folks at Naughty Dog Info decided to set the scene alongside the original:
New behind-the-scenes footage from The Last of Us Part I! 🌿 pic.twitter.com/YqENvTTdDL
– Naughty Dog info (NaughtyDogInfo) August 16, 2022
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