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The Last of Us release date announced, multiplayer confirmed

At the recent Video Game Awards, Naughty Dog showed of a new trailer for The Last of Us, which ended with a long-awaited announcement of the game’s release date.

The new trailer showed new characters, environments and gameplay elements such as horse-back riding, and teased a few plot details as well.

The Uncharted developer had been tight-lipped on a release date for the new survival-action title, but the trailer ended with a reveal of the release date – 7th May, 2013. It is unclear if this date applies worldwide or only to the US.

Naughty Dog has also confirmed that the game will feature a multiplayer mode. Multiplayer-based preorder bonuses such as character skins, bonus XP, in-game cash and a multiplayer melee attack booster” had been spotted at US games retailer GameStop.

Following the revelations, Naughty Dog community head Arne Meyer posted on the PlayStation Blog – "We’re not quite ready to talk about it yet, but stay tuned as we’ll be revealing more details on multiplayer before The Last of Us is released”.

Here’s the new trailer:

The Last of Us is scheduled for release exclusively on PS3.

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