Naughty Dog has delayed The Last of Us Part 1 PC release date by a few weeks to allow the game to be “in the best shape possible” for players. The developer has recognized the adoration for the HBO TV series and wants to make sure that players experiencing the game for the first time are not disappointed.
When is the new The Last of Us Part 1 PC release date?
The Last of Us Part 1 will now be released on PC on March 28, 2023, meaning the game has been delayed by just 25 days from its original March 3 release date. Naughty Dog says “the additional few weeks will allow us to ensure this version of The Last of Us lives up to your, and our, standards” so that they can release a game that’s “in the best shape possible.” You can see the full message to players below.
The Last of Us Part I PC will now be released on March 28. An update from our team: pic.twitter.com/lvApDT71Xj
— Naughty Dog (@Naughty_Dog) February 3, 2023
The full message from Naughty Dog acknowledges that the popularity of the game has increased since the HBO TV series began airing last month. A spike in sales of the game on PS5 has certainly been seen over the last couple of weeks. They’ll now be hoping that the delayed PC version will also be successful. Meanwhile, episode 4 of the TV show is due to air on February 5.