The Last of Us developer Naughty Dog has revealed that they are working on the game’s multiplayer and will reveal more about it when it’s ready. In The Last of Us Day 2021 celebration blog, a fan asked “Yeah, that’s lovely and great Naughty Dog, but what are you doing with The Last of Us right now?”
The company answered, “In short, we’re working on it. We see the community comments as many of you clamor for multiplayer and want updates. For now, we’ll say that we love what the team is developing and want to give them time to build out their ambitious project, we’ll reveal more when it’s ready!”
“To that end, we’ve been busy growing our team inside the kennel since The Last of Us Part II launched and are currently in full swing of hiring for MP-related positions (hint hint), so if you or somebody you know qualifies for anything you see on our jobs page, apply,” the added.
To celebrate The Last of Us day, Naughty Dog brought game-inspired clothing, bags, guitar accessories like straps and picks, key rings, and more.
The Last of Us Part 2 will not have a multiplayer
An update regarding multiplayer: pic.twitter.com/CUd98LgJGC
— Naughty Dog (@Naughty_Dog) September 27, 2019
Meanwhile, the studio has confirmed that Part 2 will not have a multiplayer as the single-player has proved to be a massive success. However, they might release Faction mode sometime in the future.
PlayStation 5 version of the game recently received a performance update that allowed players to toggle between 30 and 60 FPS.