Naughty Dog and Sony Entertainment have given gamers around the world an early Christmas present at this years Playstation Experience (PSX for short) and that came in the form of a trailer for a sequel to The Last Of Us, one of Naughty Dog best selling games.
Ever since the success of the first one game, fans around the world have been wondering if there would be a sequel to the hit game which sees the player work through the game as both Joel and Ellie as they work there way to Boston so that Joel can deliver Ellie to the fireflies as she is immune to the mutant Cordyceps fungus that has savaged the US. While the game ended in a nice way given the events that take place throughout the game, fans began asking the question as to whether there would be a sequel.
Rumors began to circle back in 2014 that the chance of a sequel was 50/50, with no one at Sony or Naught Dog will to confirm or deny that a sequel was in the works. That is until today, at the Playstation Experience, when a trailer for a sequel was revealed, The Last of Us Part II is happening. You can check out the trailer below.
The trailer revealed the return of Ellie and Joel, and takes place some years after the events of the first game. It was also confirmed by Naughty Dog that Ellie would be the main playable character, no word yet on how much of a role Joel will play in the sequel.
The return of Ellie and Joel is the only thing that the trailer gives us, there is no hint at other characters, what the plot may be, or even when it is being released, but we do know for sure that it is on the way. Holiday season 2017 could be a possible release time, who knows, all we can do is wait patiently for its release.