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Naughty Dog Isn’t Planning DLC For The Last Of Us Part 2

Naughty Dog vice president and creative director of The Last of Us Part 2 has said the team has no plans for any DLC for the controversial game.

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Speaking on the Kinda Funny Games podcast, Druckmann appeared alongside TLOU alums, Ashley Johnson and Troy Baker, discussing all things about Part 2.

Druckmann tells listeners: “With The Last of Us, I think we had some season pass or something…we had some story DLC. But no, there’s no plans for DLC [for Part 2].”

If you want to have a listen for yourself, it comes in around the one hour, 52 mark.

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It’s one of the most controversial video games of the year, but there’s one thing that’s not up for debate: The Last of Us Part 2 has absolutely smashed expectations when it comes to its sales figures.

According to figures from GamesIndustry.biz, Naughty Dog’s swan song of the PlayStation 4 has bested its previous PS4 hit, Uncharted 4: A Thief’s End (at least when it comes to physical copies within the first week of each games’ launch).

The Last of Us Part 2 has just managed to exceed the sales of Nathan Drake’s final adventure by a narrow 1%, though the as-of-yet-unrevealed download sales are expected to increase that margin even more.

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Meanwhile Part 2 has outsold the original The Last of Us by a whopping 76% (again, we’re talking physical sales in the UK, during the first week of release here). It’s even gone on to beat out the previous biggest-selling game of 2020 – Animal Crossing: New Horizons – by 40%.

It’s great news for Sony and Naughty Dog, as the game was hit with a massive spoiler leak just weeks before launch. The leak, which was verified by the developers to be legitimate, cause a lot of outrage amongst players who did not support the story. This, in turn, let to gamers demanding a “boycott” of the game. Clearly, the controversy hasn’t dampened sales figures.

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