Playing guitar is fun mini-game in The Last of Us 2. The game can get really dark at times and sitting down with a guitar can be a good escape. In this guide, we’ll walk you through everything you need to know about how to play guitar in The Last of Us 2.


How to Play Guitar in The Last of Us 2

Throughout the entirety of the game, you’ll get a lot of cutscenes featuring the series’ iconic guitar playing. Outside of these cutscenes, you’ll have some chances of sitting down and plucking a few chords. As you progress through the game, you’ll also be able to visit Joel’s house and check his complete collection of guitars.

Aside from Joel playing the guitar for a while during the Prologue, you’ll get a couple of chances of engaging in the activity.

The first of which comes when you’ve to head to the Valiant Music Shop. After the initial sequence, you can pick up the guitar again and play whatever you want. The second time you can pick up a guitar is in the Theater. You can freely play the guitar while you’re in the Theater.

Coming to the controls, you can use L1/R1 to change the chords from the circular menu and swipe on the touch-pad to sturm. This is obviously not the most accurate way of testing your skills, but a few players have already made some incredible tones and put them online.

If you’re persistent and skillful enough, you should be able to learn how to do it properly in a few hours.

This is how you can play guitar in The Last of Us 2. For more help on the game, you can check out our detailed The Last of Us 2 wiki guides.