Naughty Dog have announced that their upcoming title, The Last of Us will be playable during the digital version is being downloaded.

In a conversation with Game Informer, Naughty Dog creative director, Neil Druckmann has revealed that the game will be available to play once the download has passed the 50% mark.

This is the first time a title has been available to play during a download and the trend is set to follow as a key component of Sony’s upcoming next-gen console, PlayStation 4.

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The Last of Us will be released for the PlayStation 3 on June 14th

Source: CVG