The Last of Us 2 Might Arrive In 2018 or Early 2019; Other Rumors Specified
Since The Last of Us has wrapped up the story pleasantly, the video game’s fans are now looking forward to its sequel. Dubbed as The Last of Us 2, the much-anticipated game is already in the works and is expected to be released this year or early next year.
The Last of Us 2 Release Date and Progress
With the announcement window, the launch of the trailer at Paris Games Week 2017, and the idea of usual AAA game development cycles, it’s safe to suggest that The Last of Us 2 will become available in 2019 (as the latest release). But then, there’s also a possibility that the gamers could see a holiday 2018 release date.
When it comes to The Last of Us 2’s current progress, Value Walk stated that it’s still in the works. Naughty Dog has hinted that their team is a little over 60% finished at PSX some months ago.
Additionally, Troy Baker who’s one of the lead voice actors had an opportunity to have an in-depth look at the video game and he revealed that The Last of Us 2 is ‘awesome’. Aside from that, it was during MCM Comic Con at Birmingham when Baker stated that: “It’s a fantastic story. It’s a fantastic game. We just finished a playtest. It’s looking awesome. I can’t [wait] for it to be on shelves.”
The fact that Baker already had the chance to playtest the game only suggests that it’s already in development. But despite that, the exact release date isn’t definite yet.
The Last of Us 2 Gameplay
The Last of Us 2 will take place in Seattle. The 19-year-old Ellie will have the featuring playable role. Meanwhile, Joel will still make an appearance in the game and it’s possible that he will play a far more inactive role. The change of pace in the characters is interesting. But since Ellie is proven to be a fan favorite, then many gamers will surely be eager to take control of one of the most inspiring roles that The Last Of Us university has to deliver.
The upcoming video game will take a far darker tone, with its theme concentrated on “hate”, even though the game developers do claim that there’ll be some cheerful instances. The trailers that are available have indicated that the video game will have some pretty ruthless vehemence. Thus, it will be very interesting to perceive see how the team will take a dusky game and in some way make it even obscurer. They’ve even recommended that “no one is safe”, possibly this is a hint of the fact that even Joel or Ellie might die.
As of this moment, these are the known details about The Last of Us 2. As far as the gameplay is concerned, we still have to wait until we get nearer to the final launch of the video game. This is to recognize what precisely is coming with the sequel of The Last of Us, but we must anticipate more of the same when it comes to gameplay. Perhaps, we can forestall elevated to a marginally different level as Ellie will undoubtedly play a little differently from Joel.
Always stay tuned for further announcements as we’ll surely keep you updated!