The Last of Us Part 2 Trailer and Release Date Revealed

State of Play was upon us once again, and although there were some nice additions to the line-up – including the snazzy looking Modern Warfare campaign trailer – we’re only really here for one reason.  

The Last of Us Part 2, the insanely anticipated sequel to the 2013 classic, finally released a plot outlined trailer. Ellie hunts down a group of bandits in search of revenge for the (what we assume) murder of her would-be girlfriend. It’s a simple story premise but going by the previous entry and developer Naughty Dog’s track record, we are in for a fraught, thought-provoking and emotional roller coaster. The trailer showcased gory violence, grotesque infected and ruined cities, all stunningly presented with some top-notch graphics. And did we mention, we get our first confirmed sighting of Joel, so theories of his off-screen demise were incorrect. However, this does not mean by any means that he is safe.

The Last of Us Part 2 will be released on February 21st, 2020, which was the rumoured date, after Ashley Johnson’s near slip-up on an interview a few months ago. We know we will be counting down the days, so be sure to check back for more news on The Last of Us Part 2.

Published by Aaron Bayne

I’m a film and video games journalist based in Scotland. I write stuff about them on my website, talk about them on my podcasts and film videos about them for BBC The Social.

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