If you were bummed that Uncharted 4: A Thief’s End has been delayed until 2016, Sony has a bit of a consolation prize for Nathan Drake fans. Sony today took to its PlayStation Blog to announced that the original trilogy for the PlayStation 3 — Uncharted: Drake’s Fortune, Uncharted 2: Among Thieves, and Uncharted 3: Drake’s Deception — are being rereleased as Uncharted: The Nathan Drake Collection for the PlayStation 4.
Since series creator Naughty Dog has its hands tied trying to finish up A Thief’s End, it turned to none other than the pros at Bluepoint Games to remaster the all three games to look even better give the PS4’s more capable hardware. As a result, you’ll find vastly improved lighting, textures, and new character models along with new features like a Photo Mode and trophies. And perhaps most importantly, all three games will run in 1080p resolution at 60fps.
You can pre-order Uncharted: The Nathan Drake Collection today, and it will available on October 9. And there’s one additional bonus for those that pickup this remastered title: exclusive access to the multiplayer beta of A Thief’s End once it becomes available.
And speaking of A Thief’s End, Amazon has spilled the beans on at least one aspect of the upcoming game: its cover: