Darragh Murphy18 Jun 2019 AT 02:30 PM

We may finally have a Last of Us 2 release date

It’s looking like a 2020 release
Darragh Murphy18 Jun 2019 AT 02:30 PM
We may finally have a Last of Us 2 release date

We’ve been waiting for the second instalment of cult Playstation game Last of Us for a long time – but now it looks like we might have a tentative release date. According to Eurogamer, it's due to be released in February 2020.

The release date was sort-of leaked thanks to lead actress Ashley Johnson, who plays Ellie in the game. She accidentally gave the game away in an interview. Check it out right here.

Kotaku’s Jason Schreier also suggested February might be the month, too, in a tweet about the game’s postponement. The same tweet suggested Death Stranding would be released in November – something that turned out to be true. So Schreier certainly has some credibility here.

The Last of Us is one of the bestselling and best regarded video games of all time. It follows a smuggler and a teenage girl in his care as they traverse a post-apocalyptic USA. The game lets you fight aggressive humans and zombie-like creatures alike as players try to make their way to safety.

Outside of the classic combat gameplay, it’s notable for its long conversational passages and puzzle elements.

It certainly did well with reviewers. Metacritic currently rates it at 95/100, a score they regard as indicating “universal acclaim”. Not bad.

No details yet on the plot of the game – but if the first one is anything to go by, it’s likely to be very, very good.

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