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The Last of Us 2 Grounded Mode Release Date | When is the update coming?

While The Last of Us 2 Survivor difficulty will prove to be challenge enough for many players, more hardcore gamers will no doubt be wondering when they can get their hands on Grounded. As with the original game, The Last of Us Part 2 Grounded Mode should give the difficulty a big boost, with only the most dedicated of players persevering and making it through to the end. So when is The Last of Us 2 Ground Mode release date? Here’s what you need to know.

When is The Last of Us 2 Grounded Mode release date?

The Last of Us 2 Grounded Mode Release Date

The Last of Us 2 Grounded Mode release date is August 13. On that day, players will be able to download and install a patch that will implement the game’s hardest difficulty, along with a Permadeath option.

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As we saw with the first game, The Last of Us 2 Grounded Mode will be a super-challenging mode that turns the survival elements up to 11, with health and ammo scarcity having a massive impact on firefights, as well as enemy tactics and lethality being cranked up.

Though it might have been disappointing to see The Last of Us 2 Grounded Mode not available for launch, perhaps it was for the best as players can first get used to the game on an easier difficulty, learning where the toughest encounters are and then being able to properly stock up supplies for that Grounded Mode run! On August 13, the true test begins!

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