To our fans,
Let me reduce to the chase and get the news out of the way. The Final of Us Aspect II has a new release date of Might 29, 2020.
I know. It was just about a month ago when we had our massive blowout for the game, letting media play more than two hours of it along with debuting our new story trailer and revealing the release date. The optimistic response we saw from our neighborhood was overwhelming. You can really feel the power amongst the group members. Right after functioning on some thing for so a lot of years, it is invigorating to get a glimpse of validation for all the tough function.
Even so, it was in the course of the final handful of weeks, as we had been closing out sections of the game, that we realized we merely didn’t have adequate time to bring the complete game up to a level of polish we would get in touch with Naughty Dog high quality. At this point we had been faced with two possibilities: compromise components of the game or get a lot more time. We went with the latter, and this new release date makes it possible for us to finish anything to our level of satisfaction when also lowering tension on the group.
Whilst we’re relieved that we will not have to compromise our vision, we’re disappointed that we weren’t in a position to prevent this precise circumstance. We want we could’ve foreseen the quantity of polish we necessary, but the size and scope of this game got the improved of us. We hate disappointing our fans and for that we’re sorry.
We hope you comprehend that this extra time guarantees that The Final of Us Aspect II lives up to our collective ambition as effectively as our commitment to the highest level of high quality. We know the additional handful of months will add to what may well currently be an excruciating wait for all of us. We are grateful for your patience and continued help. Come subsequent Might, you will lastly rejoin Ellie in The Final of Us Aspect II.