HBO, with its quick renewal of The Last of Us, made clear that it is all in on its acclaimed and well-watched adaptation. If you’re now curious to keep Ellie and Joel’s’s story going by playing the video games that inspired it all, here’s how.
Ahead of the HBO series’ Season 1 premiere, creator Craig Mazin (Chernobyl) told TVLine “we do pretty much take care of the first game through our [Season 1] narrative.” And while Season 1 does include elements of The Last of Us Part II, as well as parts of a downloadable extension pack to the first game, Season 2 will cover the game’s sequel.
If you really want to immerse yourself in the dystopian adventure, it’s time to get acquainted with The Last of Us video games. Below, we break down each version of the popular series (and how you can purchase them) so you don’t get those post-watch blues when the buzzy first season wraps.
Scroll down to find out more about each game and where you can purchase your own. Let us know in the comments which version you’ll be playing.