Over the past week, over an hour and a half of spoiler heavy footage from The Final of Us Half 2 leaked on-line. This reportedly consists of the sport’s opening and lots of different main story beats that will theoretically break the expertise for followers.
So, the query has been… how the hell did this occur? Many speculated that the leak got here from a disgruntled Naughty Canine worker protesting working situations or points with funds. There was a pretend Reddit submit that furthered this hypothesis, going so far as to say that Naughty Canine refused to provide staff their bonuses however senior workers acquired them as requested. This was confirmed to be false.
Sony has issued a press release following an inside investigation stating they’ve recognized the leaker nevertheless it didn’t come from inside Sony or Naughty Canine.
“SIE has recognized the first people chargeable for the unauthorized launch of TLOU2 belongings. They aren’t affiliated with Naughty Canine or SIE,” reads the assertion. “We’re unable to remark additional as a result of the knowledge is topic to an on-going investigation. We’re wanting ahead to when The Final of Us Half II will probably be in your arms and might’t wait so that you can benefit from the full expertise on June 19.”
After all, this nonetheless doesn’t reply how this occurred. With builders transferring to a make money working from home setting, issues are far much less safe than they’d be in a studio. Some have prompt that an worker had been hacked however proper now, there’s no solution to know. It’s unclear if Sony will ever truly reveal what occurred or will simply transfer previous it nevertheless it certain is a hell of a thriller.
The Final of Us Half 2 is slated to launch solely on PS4 on June 19th, 2020.