Details about some of the big upcoming Naughty Dog projects have leaked, including The Last of Us and a new IP with a fantasy setting.
Naughty Dog is considered one of Sony’s best first-party studios and is also loved by many gamers. This developer has released huge hits for all PlayStation consoles and has received several awards for his work on the Uncharted and The Last of Us franchises.
It’s been almost 2 years since Naughty Dog released The Last of Us 2, and gamers who love the company must still be patiently waiting for new announcements. Naughty Dog has confirmed that they are working on a multiplayer game set in the The Last of Us universe, and it is rumored that a remake of the original The Last of Us is also in development at the studio. Now, a new leak has shared details about some of Naughty Dog’s upcoming big projects, and of course as always, gamers should only treat these leaks as reference news.
The latest information comes from Oops Leaks, with IGN subsequently posting and reporting back. According to the information, the upcoming The Last of Us multiplayer game was originally a battle royale title, but it has been completely rebooted. It will now be a cross between Escape from Tarkov and The Division, with more game modes based on the original Factions mode from The Last of Us. Leaker Oops Leaks has described it as an online game that offers a single-player game-like experience, adding that it will be a free-to-play title that will launch on PS5, with a PC release to follow. schedule immediately.
The leak also confirms that Naughty Dog is working on a new IP with a fictional setting. The single-player game is currently in production, but Naughty Dog co-chairman Neil Druckmann will not be involved in the project. Finally, the leak claims that Naughty Dog has drafted the script for The Last of Us 3, but as the studio is busy with other projects, the game is said to have not entered production.
There is a lot of information revealed in this leak, and everything seems to make sense. Many gamers have been expecting Naughty Dog to work on a new IP for the PS5, and it’s also great that the studio will release the third game in the The Last of Us series at some point. Neil Druckmann has also hinted at three games in development at Naughty Dog, which perfectly match the number of titles described in this leak. Regardless of what Naughty Dog is doing next, gamers will probably see their projects at one of the PlayStation Showcase events held in the future.
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