The Last of Us Part II received an update for the PlayStation 5

Naughty Dog has released the long-awaited update for The Last of Us: Part II on PlayStation 5. Patch 1.08 is out now and is available to digital and physical media owners for free.

The main innovation of the update is the enhanced performance mode. It is accessible through the options menu and allows you to choose between the standard 30 frames per second and the increased speed of 60 FPS. Also, the developers have reduced the download time. It is noted that all changes were made for backward compatibility.

Digital Foundry specialists have already tested the update. They got the following results:

Interestingly, Sony has also confirmed that, in addition to 60 frames for backward compatibility, there are other improvements to be expected for The Last of Us Part 2 on PS5 in the future:

Since the release of the PS5 system last year, our team has continued to explore its capabilities, and we look with hope to the future, which has a lot of interesting things in store for us. This update is just the first step towards improving the PS5 game. When we're ready to share more news, you'll be the first to know!

Recall that The Last of Us Part II was released on June 19, 2020 exclusively on the PlayStation.