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The Last of Us was first released in 2013 to an incredible response from both critics and gamers; it has arguably become the best game of the generation and has become of the best games to ever be released. A remastered version was released in 2014 for the PlayStation 4 and the game even has a movie adaption in the works.

For gamers looking for fresh content from The Last of Us universe, it looks like Naughty Dog is currently working on another game which is being called “The Last of Us 2” by fans. The developer has previously commented that they’re in the planning stage for the next game; they’re currently brainstorming ideas for characters and also the plot.

Current rumors about the game suggest that it will be set before or during the events of The Last of Us; this is based on reports that Naughty Dog is looking into the relationship between Joel and Ellie, these reports also claim that it will be focused on them before the outbreak occurred.

Since the initial comments from Naughty Dog about the next game, the developer has been silent on any new details and no potential release date has been provided. While there are no officially released details, there are a variety of rumors about the game.

Considering by the recent release of Uncharted 4, the developer is now mostly free to work on The Last of Us 2 and optimistic gamers are hoping for a 2017 release date. The first game was beautifully crafted by the team and if the developers plan to assign the same level of dedication to crafting the next game then players may not see a release date until 2018.

If Naughty Dog is currently working on the next game in for the world of The Last of Us then gamers should expect the company to have some great news in 2017; The Last of Us 2 would most likely be revealed at E3 2017 or at another major convention.