The Last of Us: Outbreak Day 2018

Celebrate Outbreak Day’s fifth anniversary with new The Last of Us merch, content, and more

We launched The Last of Us five years ago and, later that year, began what would become one of our favorite traditions: celebrating Outbreak Day. Every year on September 26, we’ve had the opportunity to celebrate The Last of Us community and share our appreciation for the love and passion you have for this world, these characters, and their stories. This year, to commemorate the Fifth Anniversary of Outbreak Day, we’re excited to share a new collection of The Last of Us and The Last of Us Part II merch, content, and special promotions. This is our biggest Outbreak Day lineup yet–and it’s all available right now on


We’re excited to continue our collaboration with Mondo with a new The Last of Us-inspired poster for 2018 designed by Sam Wolfe Connelly. Once again, this year’s Outbreak Day poster will only be available as a timed-edition release. You’ll only have until this 5:00pm BST this Saturday, September 29 to get one. After that, it’s gone! We’re also teaming up with Mondo to re-release the original The Last of Us soundtrack on vinyl in two volumes, the first of which is available today. Ever since the soundtrack was originally released as a box set in 2015, we’ve heard your requests for a re-release and we’re thrilled to be able to make it a reality!

To help add a little more The Last of Us to your digital life, we’ve also released a new set of The Last of Us Part II wallpapers and launched The Last of Us Stickers for Apple devices. Pop over to the App Store and show off your infectious personality with help from Ellie, Joel, the infected, and other The Last of Us iconography illustrated by Lily Nishita.

[DIGITAL CONTENT GRAPHIC – PS4 Theme, PS4 Avatars, iMessage Stickers]

We’ve released a new theme song from The Last of Us Part II called “The Last of Us (Cycles)” by the one and only Gustavo Santaolalla. You may have seen Gustavo perform it live at the E3 2018 PlayStation Showcase, but now, the studio version is here and ready for you to listen to on repeat. To go along with it, we’ve also released a new The Last of Us Part II dynamic system theme for PS4 and collection of PS4 avatars that are available for free from now until 4pm BST, September 27 on PlayStation Store. The PS Store is also offering Outbreak Day discounts on The Last of Us DLC throughOctober 2. We’ll also have a special discount on The Last of Us: Remastered this weekend, from September 28 until October 1 for those itching to catch up ahead of The Last of Us Part II.


For those that want to wear their fandom on their sleeve, our friends at Insert Coin Clothing have created a new shirt for Outbreak Day featuring Ellie’s tattoo from The Last of Us Part II.

The Last of Us: Outbreak Day 2018 PlayStaton Gear

PlayStation Gear are also offering buy-one-get-one-half-price on their range of The Last of Us mugs to celebrate.

But this is just a quick overview of what we’ve cooked up for this year’s Outbreak Day. Head over to The Last of Us website for all things Outbreak Day and, as always, be sure to follow Naughty Dog on Twitter, Facebook, and Instagram for updates.

Happy Outbreak Day!

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Oh, a free dynamic theme is always appreciated, especially when it looks good enough to pay for! Arigato gozaimasu ^^

This is awesome. Thanks for the free avatars and theme ND. Can’t wait for this masterpiece to release. ^_^

That dynamic theme is quite awesome

Thanks for the free theme! Not sure if I’m ready to change from my Spider-Man one just yet (I love the webshooter sounds when selecting stuff) but it’s quite neat seeing Ellie on top of the menu on the right like that. :) The avatars are nice too but Joel’s the only one I’d like to set avatar to and he’s not quite here yet (though i do have the ones from the first game that are good too). :P

This is so cool the theme looks great and so does the avatars, hope Ghost of Tsushima, Death Stranding, Days Gone and other PlayStation exclusives get the same treatmant throught avatars and theme’s as well its really nice to show it publicly what games you love wheather is it throught your PlayStation home screen or online throught your avatars… Great thanks Naughty Dog & Sony

Already preorderd the Vinyl <3

And no TLoU remastered for free as PS Plus bonus goodie for October?!


We wish I thought about that too though. The Last Of Us is such a gem of a game, I’d be willing to pay anyway, which we fans all did. This is THE game that made me return to PlayStation after almost 20 years of other platforms, I own my Pro since this January and had no regrets ever since. Feels like I’m having my best time playing games since I was a kid

electronicapunk 27 September, 2018 @ 16:27

oops.. a little late for the avatars and dynamic theme :S

Carnivius_Prime 28 September, 2018 @ 10:50

you can still buy them but yeah you missed out on the freebie. sad times dude. :(

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