Sony has released a development diary for The Last of Us 2, showing more gameplay and innovations

During State of Play, gamers saw a new trailer for The Last of Us 2, which showed a little plot and gameplay

and revealed the game's release date. Now the project developers have released a diary, telling more details about that video and showing new gameplay.

What is known

The Last of Us 2 will take place 25 years laterafter an epidemic that destroyed most of humanity. Ellie is now 19 and lives in the town of Jackson, where she patrols the area and helps locals.

Over the years, the girl has become stronger:Now the heroine can dodge attacks, climb high ledges and attack in close combat. Ellie will be confronted by already familiar people and variations of clickers, as well as dogs. The latter can smell the heroine from afar, attracting the attention of patrol officers and revealing the girl’s location.

Among the opponents there will also be a new type of zombie, which the developers have nicknamed the Shambler. They are big, tough, try to get as close to Ellie as possible and explode.

The developers also improved the crafting system.During the adventure, Ellie will learn new recipes for weapon upgrades. According to the developers, with the help of improvements, players will be able to adapt weapons to their playing style. In addition, in The Last of Us 2, gamers will be able to stealthily bypass enemies, avoiding skirmishes. For some players, this path will seem the most profitable, because opponents have become even more dangerous.

Let us remind you that The Last of Us 2 will be released on February 21, 2020 exclusively for PlayStation 4.