Sony and Naughty Dog have announced that The Last Of Us Part II was postponed to a date to be defined. This is the second postponement for the title, initially scheduled for February 21st and then moved to May 29th.
Now the news of a new postponement, this time without a date, has appeared on the profile official twitter of Naughty Dog.
The message from us about the delay of The Last of Us Part II: pic.twitter.com/aGsSRfmJ8a
- Naughty Dog (@Naughty_Dog) April 2, 2020
“As you can read, The Last of Us Part II has been postponed. We are sure this news will be as disappointing for you as it is for us. We wanted to communicate with all of you, in our community, to give you some more information. The good news is that we're almost done with development on The Last of Us Part II. We are currently fixing the latest bugs. In any case, although we are finishing the work, we have been confronted with the reality that, due to logistical problems beyond our control, we cannot launch The Last of Us Part II as we would like. We want to make sure everyone can play The Last of Us Part II at the same time, ensuring that we are doing everything we can to preserve the best possible experience, for everyone. This means postponing the game until the time comes when we can solve these logistical problems. We are sorry about this decision, but we have concluded that it is the best and fairest decision for all our players. Hopefully this is not a long delay and we will update you as soon as we have new information to share. We wish you, your loved ones and your friends good health. Thank you for being such an amazing fan and for your continued support. Stay safe! Naughty Dog ".
As easily understood, the decision to postpone The Last Of Us Part II to date it is due to the delicate world situation, consequence of the Coronavirus pandemic.
A frozen shower for the fans, reassured only a few days ago with one official note in which Sony specified that no postponement was foreseen regarding its gaming sector.