Naughty Dog Debuts Official Story Trailer for ‘The Last of Us Part II’ Following Release Date Announcement

You haven’t heard the last from us about The Last of Us Part II, as promotions are ramping up while we inch closer and closer to the highly anticipated game’s release date! Yesterday, we reported that developer Naughty Dog has submitted the gold master of the game for publishing, and the studio followed up on that announcement with a brand new story trailer this morning.

Featuring a seamless blend of cinematic cut-scenes and gameplay footage, the trailer shines some light on where the game’s protagonists have ended up, five years since the events of the first game:

The official trailer includes a link to a synopsis for the game on the Playstation website, which elaborates on the sequel’s story:

“Five years after their dangerous journey across the post-pandemic United States, Ellie and Joel have settled down in Jackson, Wyoming. Living amongst a thriving community of survivors has allowed them peace and stability, despite the constant threat of the infected and other, more desperate survivors.

When a violent event disrupts that peace, Ellie embarks on a relentless journey to carry out justice and find closure. As she hunts those responsible one by one, she is confronted with the devastating physical and emotional repercussions of her actions.”

We reported last week that Naughty Dog had to do scamper to secure an earlier release date announcement and confirm that June 19th would be the last of the date shuffles, as hackers leaked key plot points of the game’s story. Today’s Official Story trailer gives the developer more control over which story elements they’d like to share with players at this time.

The Last of Us Part II launches on June 19th, 2020. Stay tuned to Horror News Network for the last of the promotional materials for The Last of Us Part II as soon as they break!

 

John Evans
John Evans
John has loved movie monsters for as far back as he can remember. He's since collected up as many comics, statues, and autographed material related to movies and music that he can get his hands on. He is particularly interested in the critical and analytical discussion of the best stories the horror genre has to offer. One of his largest works on the topic is a study on the portrayals of people with disabilities in horror films.

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