Naughty Dog announces ‘brand-new single player experience’ alongside Last of Us multiplayer delay


It’s additionally nonetheless engaged on The Final of Us multiplayer recreation however plans to ‘give it extra time.’

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A screenshot from The Last of Us Part I.

Naughty Canine’s obtained a brand new single-player recreation within the works.

The Uncharted developer was anticipated to point out off its The Last Of Us multiplayer project at this week’s PlayStation Showcase. It didn’t, however on Friday, it did share some information concerning the recreation in addition to a shock announcement that it’s engaged on a completely new recreation.

The wording of the announcement doesn’t make it clear if this new single-player expertise is ready within the universe of The Final Of Us or if it’s one thing wholly totally different. We’ve reached out for remark and can replace after we hear extra.

The transient announcement additionally let followers know that The Final Of Us multiplayer recreation wants extra time to cook dinner earlier than Naughty Canine can reveal it. Shortly after Naughty Canine’s tweet was printed, Bloomberg reported that the multiplayer venture appears to be hitting some snags.

The workforce engaged on the sport was scaled again after a latest analysis, stated the individuals, who requested to not be named as a result of they weren’t approved to talk publicly. A small group stays on the venture whereas the corporate reevaluates the route. Whereas the sport has not been canceled, lots of its builders have been moved to different tasks. 

Moreover, in response to Bloomberg’s reporting, Future 2 developer Bungie — an organization that is aware of a factor or two about developing live service shooters — was introduced in to guage the sport. Bungie apparently raised considerations that Naughty Canine’s multiplayer recreation wouldn’t be capable to hold gamers engaged.

It’s been some time since Naughty Canine’s executed something that wasn’t associated to The Final of Us. Earlier this 12 months, it launched The Final of Us on HBO and PC. The previous obtained rave reviews, the latter… less so. Naughty Canine has developed a repute for delivering top-quality narrative experiences, so no matter this new recreation is, count on it to place you in your emotions.

Replace Might twenty sixth, 3:26PM ET: Added info from Bloomberg’s reporting.


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