This is in response to the indefinite delays announced for both games last week. Iron Man VR was primed for a May 15th release, while The Last Of Us Part 2 was scheduled to launch on May 29th, 2020.This changed last week when Sony announced that logistical problems caused by the COVID-19 pandemic were preventing the company from “providing the launch experience our players deserve.”
The Last Of Us Part 2 director Neil Druckmann hopped on the Official PlayStation Blogcast yesterday to address the news. Answering questions about a potential digital release of the game, Druckmann noted that “there hasn’t been a final decision” and that the studio as at “the one-yard line” in terms of the game’s development.Naughty Dog wants to ensure a fair global rollout for all players, which means taking into account supply chains and internet infrastructure worldwide. We’ll be sure to keep you posted if we hear anything more about the revised release schedule for both games. For now, check out these lovely new screenshots from The Last of Us Part 2 to sate some of your undying thirst.
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