There is no official confirmation from Naughty Dog, but we may see the launch of the highly anticipated The Last of Us Part II in PC. Initially, the game was supposed to be exclusive to PlayStation 4, but a recent job listing published in the developer’s website would point towards a PC release. According to the job offer, the developers of the Uncharted series and The Last of Us are looking for a graphics programmer who has experience with DirectX12, Vulkan or other modern graphics or compute APIs, and thorough understanding of current GPU architectures (AMD GCN, NVIDIA CUDA), to implement new and existing rendering techniques for The Last of Us Part II. Since PlayStation 4 doesn’t use those technologies we can only assume that the studio is working on a PC version of the game.

The Last of Us Part II is an action-adventure survival horror game and the sequel to one of the most popular games for PlayStation. It continues the story of Ellie in her conflict with a mysterious cult. The game takes place in a post-apocalyptic United States where a mutated version of the Cordyceps fungus has massively infected humans, turning them into cannibalistic and violent monsters. Ellie is immune to the infection and that has caused her a lot of trouble during the events in The Last of Us. In this new game, her story continues unfolding as she struggles to survive in such a perilous world.

The Last of Us Part II was announced in 2016 and its release on PlayStation 4 is scheduled for May 29, 2020. There has been a bit of speculation in the last few months about the game being launched on PlayStation 5, but Naughty Dog has always been adamant about its launch on PS4.

We don’t know if this possible PC release that we are talking about will be confirmed in the future, but it would mean that another of the classic PlayStation-only franchises will be available on other platforms. As we discussed in another article, Horizon Zero Dawn will probably be released on PC too this year, and all this may indicate a shift on Sony’s strategy for its exclusive title. We will have to wait for a bit longer until we know about all the truth behind this.

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