'The Last Of Us 2' Release Date, Latest News & Update: Naughty Dog Confirms Major Game Twist, Ellie Becomes Antagonist? [Watch Trailer]

By LA Zamora , Updated Dec 06, 2016 03:28 AM EST

It looks like Naughty Dog joined in on the festive holiday season and decided to give the fans a treat as they released major developments for "The Last Of Us 2." Eager fans were almost ready to give up hope as initial reports revealed that Naughty Dog was too busy with "Uncharted 4" updates and developments. What awaits the players in "The Last Of Us 2?"

'The Last Of Us 2' News

In the latest "The Last Of Us 2" trailer released by Naughty Dog, one of the main characters from the original franchise, Ellie, can be seen all grown up. This confirmed previous "The Last Of Us 2" spoilers that there will be a time jump in the game's sequel.

The time jump in "The Last Of Us 2" opens new doors for the story and game plot to unfold. New environment as well as new characters are also expected in "The Last Of Us 2."

Joel, the other main character in "TLOU," also remains to be part of "The Last Of Us 2." However, "The Last Of Us 2" spoilers reveal that the relationship between Joel and Ellie will be entirely different from what they had in "TLOU."

'The Last Of Us 2' Updates

In "The Last Of Us 2" trailer, Ellie can be seen as an average 19-year old, full of angst and pent-up emotions. Her attitude and personality in "The Last Of Us 2" will be totally different from the younger Ellie in "TLOU."

The unveiling of "The Last Of Us 2" in the Sony PlayStation Experience event came as a surprise to everyone as Naughty Dog has initially targeted mid-2017 as the possible unveiling or launching of the sequel. However, the earlier reveal has been a delightful treat for all "TLOU" fans and followers.

'The Last Of Us 2' Release Date

As of writing, "The Last Of Us 2" release date remains to be announced. In the meantime, check out the viral "The Last Of Us 2" trailer from Naughty Dog.


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