Naughty Dog, the well-known developer behind franchises like Uncharted and The Last of Us, has released a statement about a multiplayer title in the Last of Us universe. In a post, the developer said the multiplayer project will take more time than originally anticipated, but is softening the blow by teasing an unannounced single-player-focused game.
“We know many of you were looking forward to hearing more about our The Last of Us multiplayer game,” the statement reads. “We are very proud of the work the studio has done so far, but as development continued, we realized that the best thing for the game was to give it more time. Our team will continue We’re working on a project and look forward to sharing more games in development soon, including a brand new single player experience.Thank you for your amazing community support.Thank you for your passion for our game. And it continues to drive forward. We.”
This multiplayer project was originally in development as a mode for The Last of Us Part II, similar to the original The Last of Us multiplayer mode. However, as the scope of both the single-player campaign and multiplayer modes expands, Naughty Dog has called for prioritizing his 2020-released single-player campaign. In June 2022, Naughty Dog announced that the multiplayer component is no longer being offered. It’s a standalone project and I’ve shared concept art (above). Earlier this year, Naughty Dog unveiled another new concept art (below) and promised to reveal more details about its standalone multiplayer project later this year.
Naughty Dog’s latest all-new game, 2020’s The Last of Us Part II, received a 93 on Metacritic and was widely critically acclaimed, but players were divided. turned out to be Since its launch, Naughty Dog has released his Uncharted: Legacy of Thieves collection. This includes remastered versions of Uncharted 4: A Thief’s End and Uncharted: The Lost Legacy, as well as The Last of Us Part I, a remake of The Last of Us and The Last of Us. : Left behind. Perhaps the biggest impact The Last of Us has had on him in 2023 was the first season of his HBO series starring Pedro Pascal and Vera Ramsey, which garnered widespread acclaim.
No word on when Naughty Dog will announce more details about the multiplayer game or the single player project mentioned in this statement, but the studio’s project was mentioned at this week’s PlayStation Showcase. not yet, so it may take some time. Before we get to the substantive details.