Naughty Canine’s full assertion reads:
“For the ultimate 7 years, September 26 has been our various to acknowledge and rejoice the rising passion of The Closing of Us group. Nonetheless, as we thought regarding the events of the ultimate 12 months and the challenges all of us proceed to face with COVID-19, we didn’t actually really feel correct persevering with on beneath the ‘Outbreak Day’ banner. Whereas the determine and date are rotted inside the fiction of the game, September 26 means so much larger than lore. It’s about displaying our appreciation for our followers.
“That’s the reason, this Saturday and shifting forward, September 26 could be typically known as The Closing of Us Day – a repute that not solely acknowledges the world spherical us, however as well as shows the growth of the group as we welcome tens of hundreds of thousands of current avid gamers with the discharge of The last of Us Part II. Now we’ve got numerous thrilling points deliberate and we won’t wait to share them with you in just a few days!”
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Earlier celebrations have included last year’s The Last of Us Part 2 line of merch and early The Last of Us Part 2 posters and t-shirts in 2017 following its 2016 reveal.
This may be the primary celebration since The Closing of Us Half 2 was launched on PS4 earlier this 12 months, debuting to huge sales success in its launch month. For additional on the sequel, be sure to check out our The Last of Us Part 2 review, and our interview with Neil Druckmann and Halley Gross of Naughty Dog about the making of the sequel.
Jonathon Dornbush is IGN’s Senior Info Editor, host of Podcast Previous!, and PlayStation lead. Talk about to him on Twitter @jmdornbush.