The long-awaited sequel to The last of us finally has a release date. Today Sony has revealed that The Last of Us Part II will be launched on PS4 on February 21, 2020. Sony has also announced that the original game will be available to PlayStation Plus subscribers in October.
In the meantime, a new trailer offered a better view of the game, with scenes on horseback and in a boat, along with terrifying new monsters and human survivors that you probably don't want to be with. And yes, Joel appears.
The original game that was launched on the PS3 in 2013 (later remastered for the PS4), and it grabbed players with its surprisingly moving story, amid a brutal and violent post-apocalyptic world. It played Joel, a gray survivor who served as something of a father figure for a young girl named Ellie. The sequel, first announced in 2016, puts an older Ellie in the lead.
We have received our first good look at gameplay The Last of Us Part II last year, including a particularly memorable kiss. According to creative director Neil Druckmann, the sequel is designed to explore many questions, particularly with regard to the theme of revenge. "With society broken off, how far would you go for justice?" Druckmann told The edge in 2018. “How much would it consume? How much would it take away from your humanity? How much would it destroy your relationships? These are all interesting questions that we can investigate. "
The Last of Us Part II is also not the only large PS4 exclusive. Hideo Kojima is long awaited Death Stranding will be launched on November 8 and you can prepare yourself by watching almost one hour of gameplay recordings.