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Naughty Dog on The Last of Us Multiplayer Project: ‘In Short, We’re Working On It’

While Naughty Dog might not have revealed any new particulars on the upcoming The Last of Us multiplayer undertaking, it took the time on The Last of Us Day 2021 to make sure followers that it’s actively working on it and that it’ll “reveal extra when it is prepared!”

Naughty Dog’s Rochelle Snyder shared the information in a community update after thanking the followers and the staff who’ve all collectively made The Last of Us into the success it has develop into. Jokingly, Naughty Dog then included this query as a fan would write;

“Yeah, that is pretty and nice Naughty Dog, however what are you doing with The Last of Us proper now?”

“In brief, we’re working on it,” Naughty Dog answered. “We see the neighborhood feedback as many of you clamor for multiplayer and need updates. For now, we’ll say that we love what the staff is growing and need to give them time to construct out their bold undertaking, we’ll reveal extra when it’s prepared!

“To that finish, we’ve been busy rising our staff contained in the kennel since The Last of Us Part II launched and are presently in full swing of hiring for MP-related positions (trace trace), so should you or someone you understand qualifies for something you see on our jobs web page, apply!”

For those that are unaware or might not bear in mind, Naughty Dog announced that it had made the “difficult choice” to not include an online multiplayer mode in The Last of Us Part 2 after the scope and ambition of the sport’s single-player marketing campaign reached a stage even the staff had not anticipated.

However, contemplating the love many have for The Last of Us’ Faction mode, Naughty Dog reassured followers that it might be returning in some type sooner or later.

While we nonetheless do not know if this will likely be a standalone recreation, half of a future assortment of The Last of Us video games, and or half of a brand new recreation, we do know that Naughty Dog is tough at work at making it a actuality. In our opinion, a standalone The Last of Us multiplayer game is actually a great idea.

Even although that wasn’t probably the most substantial replace, Naughty Dog and HBO did share the first look the upcoming The Last of Us series, which gave us our first have a look at Pedro Pascal’s Joel and Bella Ramsey’s Ellie.

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Adam Bankhurst is a information author for IGN. You can observe him on Twitter @AdamBankhurst and on Twitch.

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