The Last of Us - New Game Plus, Everything We've Been Through, For Emergencies Only

Everything you need to know about playing with The Last of Us' take on the New Game Plus system.

Once you've played all the way through The Last of Us' campaign, you can start the game all over again in New Game Plus mode. Unlike most games with this feature, the new playthrough isn't necessarily more difficult - you simply play through the story on the same difficulty setting as you just finished. So what's different, and why should you play this way?

New Game Plus

The main reason to play through the game at least once more is if you want to unlock all of the game's trophies. Everything We've Been Through, for example, is only triggered when you've fully upgraded Joel with supplements - and you won't find enough of these items in a single playthrough.

Playing the game once more also means you get to use some of the meatier weapons earlier on - and that might make some of the trickier sections a little more fun to take on again. You also retain any weapon upgrades you've invested in too, as well as your Tool level. If you missed any of these on your first playthrough, you'll be able to grab the ones you're missing, and ultimately unlock the For Emergencies Only trophy once you find all five.

You can find the rest of our The Last of Us walkthrough from the first page of this article.

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