The Last of Us Part 3 may be coming sooner than we thought
A known industry leaker may have just spilled the beans. Why it's likely to come to PS5 in the middle of the console's lifecycle.
➡️ The Shortcut Skinny: Not the last Last of Us
🤔 A leaker has suggested Last of Us 3 is in development
📅 No proposed release date, but Naughty Dog said to be developing it
🎮 It should launch on the PS5 if it’s already in development
🧂 Take this with a whole shaker of salt
The Last of Us TV show debuts on HBO in January, but we may have just heard the word on the next game in the blockbuster series.
This comes via industry leaker ViewerAnon, who Wccftech claims to be a reputable source that has also leaked games like Crash Bandicoot 4. The leaker claims that The Last of Us Part 3 is currently in production at developer Naughty Dog, and will again be led by Neil Druckmann, the director of the other two Last of Us games.
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Obviously, you should take today’s The Last of Us 3 rumor with a grain of salt, but if the game is already in production at Naughty Dog, we might not have to wait as long for The Last of Us Part 3 as we did for Part 2. And, given the timetable, the new game should launch on the PS5, right in the middle of the video game console’s lifecycle.
The Last of Us Part 2 came out right in the middle of the pandemic in Summer 2020, and we thought it’d be a bit longer before we heard word of a sequel. After all, The Last of Us came out way back in 2013, meaning it took 7 whole years before the post-apocalyptic sequel saw the light of day.
If the next game is in development already, we may not have to wait that long. Ultimately, though, we’re just going to have to wait and see when we’ll get the chance to join Ellie on another wholesome adventure. And who knows, by the time we get this game maybe everyone will get a chance to get their hands on a PS5 restock.
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