Like within the authentic recreation, the principle protagonist in The Final of Us Half 2 can be be accompanied by an NPC.
Within the first recreation, we spent the overwhelming majority of time controlling Joel. In sure sections at any time when the story demanded it, the sport would change over to present us management of Ellie.
In a brand new interview with Buzzfeed (through IGN), author and co-director Neil Druckmann revealed that Ellie can have a companion within the story, however wouldn’t drop any hints as to their identification.
“Effectively, so, Ellie was once an NPC, however she’s the protagonist on this story, so the participant is controlling Ellie. It’s protected to say with the sport that we made up to now that there can be some NPC with you on this story, despite the fact that we’re not displaying [the NPC] on this demo,” famous Druckmann.
“And our normal method is to say, once more, ‘How will we deal with them like individuals? How will we get them to behave actually as these individuals? How will we give them attention-grabbing traits in order that they will navigate the world, make significant actions, and shock you in the way in which individuals do?’”
It’s nonetheless potential Joel may very well be round for some a part of the story, maybe as Ellie’s companion within the early recreation. Naughty Canine, nevertheless, has not talked in any respect about Joel’s involvement within the sequel, although the character is talked about within the E3 2018 trailer.
The Final of Us Half 2 doesn’t but have a launch date.