A Ton of New The Last of Us 2 Details Revealed

06/09/2020 - 15:35 | By: Robert N. Adams
ESRB Rating, Podcast, and the Future

Many new The Last of Us 2 details have been revealed across multiple fronts, including a more detailed look at the previously-revealed accessibility controls, the game's ESRB rating, a new podcast, and a look to the future.

Kicking things off is an all-new podcast specifically focused on this one game. The Official The Last of Us Podcast series is going to arrive every Tuesday over the next two months and feature eight episodes in total. Each episode will feature various members of the development team, notable fans, and/or cast members.

Have a listen to the trailer for The Official The Last of Us Podcast below:

The Last of Us 2 Details Accessibility Controls

Earlier this month, The Last of Us 2 accessibility controls were briefly detailed in an article from The Verge. Now, Naughty Dog has released a more in-depth look at what players can expect.

 
 

The Naughty Dog blog post shows an astonishing number of options. Options are split into categories like Motion Sickness, Visual Aids, Navigation and Traversal, and others; each category have several differen options within, each of which are explained in detail.

The Last of Us 2 ESRB Rating Summary Reveals a Bloody Game

Even more new The Last of Us 2 details were revealed thanks to the Rating Summary of the game which serves as a warning to parents for the kind of content that can be expected in this upcoming M-Rated game from Naughty Dog.

While the ESRB Rating Summary doesn't have much in the way of story spoilers, it does explain some of the more disturbing content players will encountering. Suffice it to say, there is going to be a lot of violence in The Last of Us 2.

The Last of Us 2 details slice June 2020

Not Quite The Last of Us

Our final The Last of Us 2 details might be the most critical: this won't necessarily be the end of the franchise.

Speaking to GQ, Neil Druckmann talked about the lengthy development process and all of the various challenges they encountered along the way. As one might expect, one of the best bits of the article is towards the end: another game could be coming in the future.

 

"As you start wrapping things up, creatively there are fewer and fewer responsibilities and my mind can’t help but think about the next thing," Druckmann told GQ. "So, yeah, the next thing could be a Part III, the next thing could be some new IP."

Either way, we're just a few short days away from finally being able to play The Last of Us 2 — you'll be able to grab it for the PS4 when it launches late next week on June 19, 2020.

What do you think of these new The Last of Us 2 details? Do you think they could extend this game into a trilogy? Let us know in the comments below!


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I've had a controller in my hand since I was 4 and I haven't stopped gaming since. CCGs, Tabletop Games, Pen & Paper RPGs - I've tried a whole bunch of stuff over the years and I'm always looking to try more!