Happy Outbreak Day! If you’re seeing #OutbreakDay on Twitter or elsewhere, it’s because today, September 26, is the day that the cordyceps fungus hit critical mass in the post-apocalyptic game The Last of Us. The creator of the game Naughty Dog also releases new items to commemorate Outbreak Day, so it’s a lot of fun for fans. Read on for fun memes and news about what was released today for Outbreak Day.
Outbreak Day Announcements
But first, here’s the most exciting news: yesterday we finally learned the release date for The Last Of Us 2. The Last Of Us Part II will release on February 21, 2020 and you can pre-order it here.
Naughty Dog has announced some fun items for Outbreak Day. They’ll also be releasing The Last of Us Part II: Inside the Demo at 4 p.m. Eastern, so there’s a lot more to look forward to. So far, they’ve announced a new free PS4 system theme called The Last of Us Part II Grunge Theme. They’ve also released an Ellie Cosplay Guide. You can download it here. They’re also releasing new gear in their PlayStation Gear Store.
A limited-edition The Last of Us Part II Ellie Statue that stands 12″ tall is also available. You can pre-order it via Dark Horse Direct and it will ship in the summer of 2020.
Naughty Dog is also releasing The Art of The Last of Us Part II, which is a collection of concept art and more.
And here’s the stunning trailer for The Last of Us Part II.
Some game play videos have also been released today that you might find interesting.
And here’s another.
Outbreak Day Celebration Memes & Posts
It wouldn’t be Outbreak Day without celebratory memes and posts! Here are some of the best from fans. On Reddit, a fan re-created Joel’s phone from the beginning.
September 26 also just happens to be Joel’s birthday.
And here are some tweets celebrating Outbreak Day.
— Marco (@mperini_) September 26, 2019
— 🅐🅢🅗🅛🅔🅔 (@dxv_ashlee) September 26, 2019
— Michael #TLOU2Hype (@Ninjamike06) September 26, 2019
— Ana Tw (@Delilahtw) September 26, 2019
— Jackson Waterhorse (@jetthejudge) September 26, 2019
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