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“Xbox Fans Are Very Busy”: Community Reacts to the Last of Us Part 2 Remastered Becoming ‘One of the Most Disliked Gaming Trailers’

Published 11/20/2023, 1:29 PM EST

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The countdown to The Last of Us Part 2 Remaster has begun with Sony officially confirming the release date. However, the announcement doesn’t seem to have sat well with the gamers as the initial reception to the game’s trailer is opposite to what the developers would have hoped. Within hours of the Remastered trailer launch, it has achieved a record that has to be any gaming title’s worst nightmare! 

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It was only a matter of time that The Last of Us Part 2 made it to the PS5. Sony confirmed TLOU 2 Remastered to arrive for PlayStation 5 on January 19, 2024. But the trailer dropped for the same and has been under community scrutiny for all the wrong reasons. 

The Last of Us Part 2 enters an unwanted list of games having ‘most dislikes’ on YouTube


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While many PlayStation 5 fans are surely invested in what Sony has to offer with the Remaster, it appears that the trailer hasn’t been able to spark strong excitement. On the contrary, just hours after the launch, the trailer of the project became one of the most disliked gaming trailers in history with more than 83k dislikes.

The dislikes are mostly symbolic of a common opinion fans have about the bankability of a project. According to the buzz on the web, fans are disappointed with the fact that the Remaster doesn’t have much to offer. Also, the fact that TLOU Part 2 is currently available for PS5 due to backward compatibility, the PlayStation owners expected more value addition to the Remaster. 


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The unwanted record achieved by the Naughty Dog remake certainly was enough to invite a lot of interesting fan reactions from all around. 

A user has an interesting theory and believes all the Xbox fans have assembled to bring the PS exclusive down! Is this just a part of the console rivalry?

A fan compared the numbers with the Call of Duty: Infinite Warfare trailer. For those unaware, CoD: Infinite Warfare remains the most disliked gaming trailer of all time to date.

A user believes the hate might not be justified as although the project doesn’t offer much in the upgrade but still the price could’ve been a lot more.

A fan breaks down the reason for the heat and calls out Sony for overusing the Remaster formula. 


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Another dislike on the way as a user just realized they missed out on reacting to the recently launched trailer. 


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What are your thoughts on the remaster? Thumbs up or thumbs down?

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Written by:

Vaibhav Singh Tomar


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“A Supernova resistant to pressure.” Greetings, fellow seekers of the extraordinary! I'm Vaibhav Singh Tomar, your guide to the electrifying universe of eSports and storytelling at EssentiallySports. With a degree in Journalism and Mass Communication and over 7+ years of crafting narratives, I don't just write about esports; I sculpt captivating tales within this digital arena.
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Rohan Karnad