‘The Last Of Us Part 1’ delays PC launch following success of HBO adaptation

Following the success of the HBO adaptation of The Last Of Us, Naughty Dog has delayed the PC launch of The Last Of Us Part 1.

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The Last Of Us was initially launched in 2013 for PlayStation 3, with a sequel following in 2020. A remastered model of the unique sport, titled The Last Of Us Part 1, was launched on the PlayStation 5 final September, whereas a PC launch was set to observe on March 3, 2023.

However Naughty Dog has now delayed the PC launch of The Last Of Us Part 1 to March 28.

In a assertion, Naughty Dog stated: “We at the studio have been completely blown away by the outpouring of love and support for The Last Of Us these last few weeks. Hearing your love for the HBO adaptation, seeing your beautiful Photo Mode shots, and learning about how the world and characters our studio created nearly a decade ago continue to reach new and old fans alike, floors us every day.”

“We know a lot of you have been revisiting the story that started it all with The Last Of Us Part 1 on Playstation 5 consoles, and we realise many of you have been excited to jump in – some for the first time – when Part 1 hits PC,” it continued.

“And so we want to make sure that The Last Of Us Part 1‘s PC debut is in the best shape possible. These additional few weeks will allow us to ensure this version of The Last Of Us lives up to your, and our, standards. We are so excited to bring The Last Of Us Part 1 to a new platform, reaching new and returning players with Joel and Ellie’s unforgettable story of survival,” it added. “The Naughty Dog team appreciates your support and enthusiasm.”

The HBO adaptation of The Last Of Us premiered final month, and shortly turned certainly one of HBO’s most profitable exhibits. A second season was confirmed shortly after the second episode aired, whereas the third episode has been extensively celebrated.

Despite the continuing success of The Last Of Us, Naughty Dog co-president Neil Druckmann has stated the studio would possibly by no means make a follow-up to The Last Of Us Part 2.

“If we can come up with a compelling story that has this universal message and statement about love – just like the first and second game did – then we will tell that story,” he stated. “If we can’t come up with something, we have a very strong ending with Part 2 and that will be the end.”

It comes as The Last Of Us star Bella Ramsey has confirmed they’ve lastly began enjoying the online game, after being “encouraged” to keep away from it.

In different information, Turtle Rock Studios has introduced that Back 4 Blood gained’t obtain any future updates, because the developer begins work on their new challenge.

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