The Last Of Us 2 Has Multiplayer, Naughty Dog Confirms

The original The Last of Us shipped with a multiplayer portion named Factions, which ended up being a surprise hit. But until now there had been no indication about whether the PS4-exclusive sequel, The Last of Us: Part II, would follow suit. However developer Naughty Dog has now confirmed the game will indeed see the return of the popular Factions Mode.

“Factions is coming back,” co-director Anthony Newman said in an interview with GameSpot. Fellow co-director Kurt Margenau continued: “Multiplayer is coming back. We’re not going to talk details yet about what form that takes, but we can confirm there will be multiplayer.

The Last of Us: Part II gameplay was shown at Sony’s E3 2018 press conference, and it looks as brutal as previous trailers had made it look. You play as Ellie for the sequel, which takes place many years after the first game.

The Last of Us: Part II is on the way for PS4, but Naughty Dog and Sony are remaining coy on a release window for now. For more on the sequel, check out everything we learned about The Last of Us: Part II at E3 2018. Alternatively, take a look at all the news from Sony’s E3 2018 press conference.

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