The Last of Us: the multiplayer game offers a first image

By Laurent P. Published on June 13, 2022 at 4:30 p.m.

New for The Last of Us! After many rumors, Naughty Dog officially announced in August 2021, through a small announcement, the development of a multiplayer game around the franchise. A game that was shown again during the Summer Game Fest which is held during the month of June 2022. We take stock!

A bright future for The Last of Us ! After the first images of the HBO series unveiled a few days ago, now the software of Naughty Dog gave news, for video games this time, on the occasion of the Summer Game Fest on June 9th. And on the program, the famous multiplayer formalized in August 2021 through a recruitment announcement posted on the studio’s Twitter page.

During the Summer Game Festit is therefore a first image of this famous multiplayer which has been unveiled, without giving more information on the said game in question, except that it will be independent of the apps already released, and much larger than the mode of Factions game The Last of Us first of the name, released on PS3 in 2013.

Also the idea:attract new players, while providing an exciting new challenge for our most seasoned fans“, as explained Rochelle SnyderSenior Communications Manager at Naughty Dog. And to specify that more information will be given in 2023.

Regarding the announcement of this multiplayer game, note that several more or less disguised job offers had been published upstream, as our colleagues from jeuxvidéos.com tell us, and the source code of the second opus, The Last of Us 2had been peeled by several data minersleading them to unearth traces of multiplayer functionality in said source code.

Regarding the current job offer, Naughty Dog was (or still is) looking for a gameplay scripterof a level designerof a designer for monetizationof a visual effects artistof a AI programmerof a system designer or even a programmer for animation and backend, among others. Anyway, the hype is already there… We can’t wait!

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