WARNING: this article will SPOIL PLOT DETAILS for The Last of Us Part II. If you don’t want the plot spoiled, turn away now.
The Last of Us Part II is out now on PS4, and players are finally able to discover what happened to Joel and Ellie following the ending of the first game. Players who have finished the game will know that it’s much longer than the first, running about 25 hours, but it turns out that a lot of content was cut during production.
In an interview with IndieWire, the game’s director Neil Druckmann and narrative lead Halley Gross, who wrote The Last of Us Part II together, cover many details about the game’s plot and characters–including some details about what was cut.