The Last of Us Fan Makes Joel at Saints Row’s Boss Factory

The Last of Us Fan Makes Joel at Saints Row’s Boss Factory

The Last of Us Fan Makes Joel at Saints Row’s Boss Factory

A creative and devoted fan of The Last of Us downloads Saints Row’s Boss Factory demo to recreate beloved protagonist Joel.

The last of us The community always finds unique ways to show its appreciation for the award-winning Naughty Dog franchise, whether through fan art or cosplay. However, a The last of us fan did something different, because they remade Joel inside Saints Row

While the reboot Saints Row coming later this year, players can already access the character creator via the Saints Row boss factory. This fun demo allows players to easily create and share their characters so their protagonist is ready to go before the game officially launches. A clever bit of marketing that also allows players to jump into the game on day one with a fully created character, many have tested the limits of the Boss Factory.

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While a Reddit user recently added John Wick Saints Row‘s Boss Factory, Redditor RandomGuyOnDaNet90 decided to recreate The last of us main character Joel. Several aspects of the design are spot on, with Joel’s face even having a cut on the nose – implying that he took some damage while fighting a Clicker or other survivors. His dark hair and beard are also quite accurate, with the only suggestion from commentators being the addition of some more pronounced eyebrows. Overall, there’s a lot to enjoy about the fan’s work.


Perhaps the best aspect of the player’s creation is the outfit for Joel, as his signature green shirt is present in the creation. While the red lines are a lot more prominent than the faded and worn lines on Joel’s actual shirt, the Saints Row top is still a pretty good match. Given the amount of clothing present at the Boss Factory, it’s not surprising that RandomGuyOnDaNet90 was able to find something similar to the shirts Joel wore in Naughty Dog’s games.

This fan’s tribute to Joel is well-timed, as there’s plenty of official ones The last of us content in the making. Players will once again take control of Joel later this year, if The Last of Us Part 1 is set to release. Not only is the standalone The last of us multiplayer game due out in 2023, but so will the HBO series, which will focus on Joel and Ellie and retell the story of the first game. Over the next two years, players will not only see a lot happening with The last of us franchise, but Joel will also get a lot of love.


It will be interesting to see if there are any others The last of us characters are created in the Boss Factory. From Tess and Ellie to David and Abby, there are still plenty of options to choose from.

The last of us part 1 launches on September 2 for PS5. A PC version is in development.

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Source: Reddit