Whatever your emotions concerning the story in The Last of Us Part II, don’t count on it to be expanded on in any DLC. Game Director Neil Druckmann says there are not any plans for The Last of Us Part II DLC, leaving the story as it’s.
The information comes from Kinda Funny’s The Last of Us Part II spoilercast, the place Greg Miller was joined by Druckmann, Ashley Johnson (Ellie), and Troy Baker (Joel) to speak at size concerning the sport’s story. Miller asks about story DLC for The Last of Us Part II, referencing the primary sport’s Left Behind enlargement which explored Ellie’s backstory. “With Last of Us I think we had some season pass or something, that we said ahead of time we’d have some story DLC,” says Druckmann. “No, there’s no plans for DLC.”
That implies that any continuation of The Last of Us‘ bleak post-apocalyptic world will need to be explored through other means, such as comics, HBO show, or even the separate multiplayer component that will be coming at a later date (Naughty Dog is still remaining silent regarding details on the multiplayer, but has said it is still working on it and that it will be entirely separate from The Last of Us Part II). There’s additionally at all times the potential for an additional sequel. Naughty Dog isn’t fully ruling out revisiting the world sooner or later, however as with Part II, the studio must discover a story value telling with a view to revisit it.
The Last of Us Part II’s story has been the supply of controversy for a couple of folks, with many critics and gamers (together with us) lauding the daring story beats and quieter emotional moments, whereas some who’ve learn the Wikipedia Cliff’s notes model of the narrative have began a petition for Naughty Dog to “remake” the sport’s story. The controversy hasn’t slowed the sport’s gross sales, nevertheless. It is now the quickest promoting PS4 unique in various areas and on monitor to be probably the most profitable PS4 unique ever.