The Last Guardian ending: How to make sure you don’t skip the full sequence

Those of you who are on planning on picking up The Last Guardian in the U.S. today may want to arm themselves with some vital information regarding the game’s ending.

The Last Guardian ending isn’t over until the Trophy pings

There’s no cause for alarm though; we’re not going to spoil any details regarding the conclusion to Fumito Ueda’s ambitious adventure game. Rather, we’re simply going to give you a heads-up so you don’t actually miss said ending by exiting the game too early. 

Why would you do that though? Well, it’s already happened to a few people. VG247 notes that some fans have been too quick to pull out of the game when they thought things had wrapped, only to later discover that The Last Guardian had a little more to give. Case and point: Do not exit the game until your Trophy notification pops up, or you’ll have missed the full sequence.


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Instead, when you are returned to familiar screen, hit the buttons a few times on the DualShock 4 and you will be treated to a few new scenes. As mentioned, you’ll know when the game is properly done as you’ll get a Trophy. After all, the last thing you want to do is turn the game off before seeing the full ending, right? 

The Last Guardian is out now for PS4 in North America and will be released in the U.K. on Friday, December 9. We’ve already finished the game and have posted our definitive verdict on the long-delayed title, so be sure to have a gander at our The Last Guardian review to see what we thought. 

The fact the game is finally out is something of a major event for Sony. After all, the title was originally announced back in 2009 for PS3, and has been in development for almost a decade. After numerous production issues and skipping a whole console generation in the process, we’re finally able to enjoy the first original project from Ueda-san in ten years.