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Neil Druckman teases The Last of Us Part 2 reveal for E3 2018

Published: 07:01, 23 May 2018
Updated: 11:04, 24 September 2018
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The Last of Us wallpaper showing Joel and Ellie in a ruined city
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Neil Druckmann has teased the next instalment in Naught Dog's widely popular PlayStation 4 exclusive franchise, The Last of Us 2. The tweet doesn't offer much, but it's certain that it's an area in The Last of Us, a decrepit neighbourhood.

While E3 2018 is primed to be a blast of news for major titles that cause watery mouths at the mention, there is simply no way that the news regarding anything connected to The Last of Us could go under the radar. The franchise grew to be big enough that a simple tweet from Neil Druckmann stating can wreak havoc all over the gaming news networks.

His tweet also included an image from The Last of Us: Part 2, but sadly it was nothing new. It was just a screenshot pulled from the PlayStation Experience Reveal 2016. The picture can be found exactly at 00:35 time stamp in the video. It was, however, enough of a hint that more info would be revealed at E3 2018 to prompt frothing mouths all over the world.

Druckmann's screenshot shows a number of decrepit houses, overgrown with vegetation and a "STOP" sign that was overwritten with the Fireflies logo. But what does it mean? Well, the picture itself hardly means anything on its own, and probably just serves to "steer" players in the right direction. In other words, to make clear Druckmann is talking about The Last of Us Part 2 on E3 2018.

Now the info we might get on the even can span from another trailer, concept art, a few tidbits on state of the world in Part 2 or even release date and available platforms. The series is a PlayStation exclusive, yes, but it's not a PlayStation 4 exclusive. Considering the latest talk about a potential PlayStation 5 reveal, The Last of Us: Part 2 might even be announced as a "bridge" game that could be featured on both PlayStation 4 and PlayStation 5.

Naughty Dog Screenshot from The Last of Us Part 2 reveal showing the benefits of treehuggers The Last of Us: Part 2

Note that this is just speculation at this point and chances are high that no official announcements will come before E3 2018.

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