Today during the last Summer Game Fest event, Naughty Dog announced a multiplayer game the last of us He promised more information will be revealed next year.
According to Naughty Dog’s Neil Druckmann, who spoke on stage during the event, the team isn’t quite ready yet to fully reveal the game but wanted to showcase some of the early technical concepts in the project online, describing it as as big as any of their previous games. Singles games.
Post Tweet He called it the studio’s “biggest online experience” to date.
last year, Data miners found files buried in a file Our last part 2 Refers to an online mode that may have been inspired by popular battle royale games such as fortnite And the Buggy. back in 2020, Snapshots of what it looks like Our last part 2 multiplayer Also leaked.
We’ve known for some time that Naughty Dog has been working on a file the last of usAn inspiring multiplayer project. The developer had originally planned to include a multiplayer mode in Our last part 2And the It was released in June 2020. However, those plans changed in the summer of 2019, when the studio announced the suspension of the online portion of the the last of us A sequel in order to focus all of its resources on the single-player campaign.
Then in 2021, more evidence emerged that Naughty Dog has a standalone multiplayer action game in development The company started hiring more developers for a project Described as a “new stand-alone multiplayer action game” that would feature a “cinematic experience” among online players.
So, it’s no surprise that the studio has now officially confirmed that, yes, it’s actually working on a file the last of us Online game.
The first series in 2013 featured what became a beloved multiplayer mode, FactionsAnd according to Naughty Dog, the shelving multiplayer game of 2020 will be inspired by that fan-favorite experience. But that grew into something bigger, and eventually the team decided to get rid of it Our last part 2. At the time, the studio promised players would play the expanded mode in some form in the future, and with today’s announcement, it looks like it will follow.
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