According to the game’s product listing on Gamestop.com, Naughty Dog’s upcoming The Last of Us has been delayed until June 18th, about 6 weeks later than its previously-announced May 7th release date. We’ve reached out to representatives from Sony and Naughty Dog, and we will update this story as it develops.
Update: Tim Rauter of The Married Gamer Podcast tweets that he received an email from Best Buy confirming the delay:
Update 1:44 AM 2/12/13: We’ve received a scan of the email that some Best Buy customers received today regarding the delay of The Last of Us.
Update 9:20 AM 2/12/13: Best Buy’s online listing for the game has been updated to reflect a June 18th release date.
Update 10:46 AM 2/12/13: Gamestop’s listing is back to May 7th.
Update 5:10 PM 2/12/13: Had a chat with Best Buy’s online customer service. The results were…interesting.