The Last of Us Part 2 is no longer set to be released on PS4 on May 29, Sony has announced it is delaying the launch of THE LAST OF US PART 2 indefinitely, saying in a tweet that the global crisis caused by the coronavirus is “preventing us from providing the launch experience our players deserve.”
Developer Naughty Dog issued its own statement on Twitter as well. In it, the studio said that while it’s in the final stretches of development, there are logistical issues that will prevent it from ensuring the best experience, including a simultaneous global launch.
PANDEMIC RESULT IN DELAYING OF THE LAST OF US PART 2-
The Naughty Dog game was supposed to release for PlayStation 4 on May 29 and IRONMAN VR, which was supposed to come out on May 15, has suffered the same fate. Both delays are caused by the ongoing pandemic, which is making it hard for developers to work on their projects.
SIE has made the difficult decision to delay the launch of The Last of Us Part II and Marvel’s Iron Man VR until further notice. Logistically, the global crisis is preventing us from providing the launch experience our players deserve.
The Last of Us Part II suffered a delay before the pandemic, with Naughty Dog announcing in October that it was pushing the post-apocalyptic game back from a February 21 release date to May 29. Now we have no idea when to expect the title. this could become a scheduling nightmare for Sony. It will not want The Last of Us Part II’s launch to be to close to the ghost of Tsushima another PlayStation 4 exclusive that comes out on June 26.