The Last of Us 2 release date is getting closer day by day and many of the fans are worried that it could face another delay. The COVID-19 pandemic has hit the whole world and production has shut down over all the major industries.
Naughty Dog is also a video game studios that have been affected by the Coronavirus outbreak and production of “The Last of Us 2” could be halted due to the lockdown. Sony global has given a recent statement on The Last of Us sequel and here is more information on the release date and possible delay due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
The Last of Us 2 Release Date Delay Possibilities
The Last of Us 2 fans are worried a lot as they have already faced a major delay when the game release date was shifted from February 19 to May 29. Naughty Dog announced that they need more time in the game sequel development and the launch date was postponed. It is why every gamer is feeling that “The Last of Us 2” release date delay can happen once again.
However, Sony has confirmed that they are monitoring the risk of delays and so far the production schedules for game software titles are going smoothly. Sony is expected to release “The Last of Us 2” and “Ghost of Tsushima” in 2020 and they won’t be delayed most probably. The Last of Us 2 delay rumors started to appear because the game title was removed from Amazon listing, although it was later debunked with links for the official game’s product page.
The Last of Us 2 Updates from Studio
Today marks the first day of spring….and just 70 days until the release of The Last of Us Part II! pic.twitter.com/hLXpuGWCji
— Naughty Dog (@Naughty_Dog) March 19, 2020
Naughty Dog updated about the release status of The Last of Us 2 by sharing a countdown on their Twitter page. Fans were assured by the gaming studio itself that the title is on track and won’t face any kind of delays. The Last of Us 2 will release on May 29 as Sony PlayStation 4 exclusive and the demo gameplay for the sequel is already out in some places.