Sony right now revealednew launch dates for 2 of the final massive exclusives coming to PlayStation 4: The Last of Us Part II and Ghost of Tsushima. Naughty Dog’s post-apocalyptic The Last of Us Part II will come out on June 19. Sucker Punch’s samurai action-adventure title Ghost of Tsushima follows on July 17.

The ongoing coronavirus pandemic impacted a lot of the gaming business. This is particularly true for The Last of Us Part II, which had already seen quite a few delays earlier than Sony introduced early this month that sport was delayed indefinitely. Well, now it has a brand new launch scheduled. But this June 19 date is near Ghost of Tsushima’s earlier June 26 deliberate debut. Tsushima is transferring to later in July to provide The Last of Us Part II some house.

“I want to personally congratulate and thank both the teams at Naughty Dog and Sucker Punch Productions on their achievements, as we know it’s not an easy feat to reach the finish line under these circumstances,” famous Sony Interactive Entertainment head of worldwide studios Hermen Hulst. “Both teams have worked hard to deliver world-class experiences, and we can’t wait to see what you think of them when they release in just a few short months.”

Sony is on a little bit of a deadline with each video games. It is releasing a brand new console, PlayStation 5, later this 12 months. And whereas it needs individuals to be enthusiastic about these two video games, it has to start out specializing in selling and increase anticipation for the brand new {hardware}.