The Last of Us 2 Will Not Be at PAX East 2020: Sony Cancels the Event for Fear of Coronavirus

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Sony has announced that it will not be at PAX East 2020 where it was to present The Last of Us 2 in public playable form.

Sony has announced that it will not be at PAX East 2020 where it was to present The Last of Us 2 is a playable form to the public. The company canceled all of its commitments for fear of the coronavirus. According to the company, the health of the workforce comes first.

The cancellation of Sony ‘s participation in the PAX East 2020 comes one week from it. The Last of Us 2 was only one of the titles that would make up the PlayStation line up at the fair, but it was certainly the most important, given the expectation that surrounds it.

Let’s read the official message: “Today Sony Interactive Entertainment made the decision to cancel its participation in PAX East in Boston this year due to growing concerns related to COVID-19 (also known as “new coronavirus”). We believe this is the safest choice as the situation evolves daily. We regret having to cancel our participation in the event, but for us, the health and safety of our workforce come first.

Even Naughty Dog, the software company of The Last of Us: Part II, said she was sorry the situation in a message on Twitter:” We are so sad to not be at PAX East! We really wanted to meet you and see your reactions to the demo. We know this will make waiting until May 29th tougher, but we appreciate your understanding. However don’t worry, because we have more to show before the launch. 

For the rest, we remind you that The Last of Us 2 is an exclusive title for PS4, to be released on May 29, 2020.