The Last of Us and Uncharted 4 co-chief Bruce Straley has declared his official leave from Naughty Dog following 18 years with the studio.
Bruce Straley declared his departure from Naughty Dog today in an open letter presented on the organization site.
Straley joined Naughty Dog in 1999 as a texture craftsman for Crash Team Racing, throughout the years moving into directorial parts for the Uncharted arrangement and as gameplay chief on The Last of Us.
“This has been the hardest decision of my career,” said Straley. “Naughty Dog is home. The Kennel is family. I’ve learned and grown so much from working with this incredible team.
“But after heading up three extremely demanding projects, and taking some extended time away from the office, I found my energy focusing in other directions, and I slowly realized this was the signal that it’s time to move on.”
At the point when The Last of Us: Part 2 was declared amid Sony’s PlayStation Experience in 2016, it was uncovered by Sony Straley wouldn’t return as co-chief close by Neil Druckmann.
According to Sony, Straley decided to “take some much deserved time off,” after shipping two games “in the last few years.” In other words, The Last of Us and Uncharted 4.
Straley closed his open letter by sincerely thanking all the fans, as knowing he was “part of creating something that touched or moved,” people made “this whole thing worthwhile.”
He wouldn’t expand on where he was heading next, however he intends to keep filling in as an inventive and would share more data in regards to his feasible arrangements at a later date.