10 Apr 2021 4:13 PM +00:00

Uncharted 5 is reportedly in development

Uncharted has been a staple of the PlayStation library ever since the first game was released on PS3 back in 2007.

The latest entry in the series, Uncharted 4: A Thief's End, was released back in 2016, ending the current story arc.

Since then, fans have wondered whether a new Uncharted game would ever be released, and it looks like it finally is.

Here is everything you need to know.

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Latest - Uncharted 5 Is Reportedly In Development

It has been reported that Uncharted 5 is officially in development, with Naughty Dog supervising the project.

The report claims that SIE Bend Studio, the studio behind the Syphon Filter series, as well as Days Gone, will be handling development for the game.


It was also said that some members of the studio are also working on The Last Of Us multiplayer game.

Since the report is new, it likely means that Uncharted 5 is still a long way off being released, but at least fans of the series know that the next entry will show up eventually.

The Job Listing

The job listing is looking for a cinematic and in-game animator to work on one of PlayStation’s most “well-known and well-loved franchises”.

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With that phrase included in the description, it would be hard to ignore the 4 year absence of the Uncharted series.


The position is at Sony’s latest studio, the Malaysian first-party studio, which has been created to assist Sony’s other studios such as Naughty Dog.


This apparent connection to Naughty Dog helps narrow down our suspicions on an Uncharted 5 being in the works.

SIE San Diego Studio Secret Title

The studio has been working on a ‘secretive title’ for a while now.

As well as this, they have been picking up ex-Naughty Dog employees, prominent members of the teams behind Uncharted 4 and The Last of Us.

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With the job listing also mentioning “the next chapter of cinematic storytelling”, the reference to chapters also seems to point towards Uncharted.


PS4 and PS5 release

We also can’t see any reason that the game wouldn’t release for both the PS4 and PS5.

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The developers in question won't want to leave any gamers behind!

However, prepare yourself for lower performance on the PS4 game, as it will have the PS5 hardware in mind.

Other possibilities

However, with no Sony confirmation, there is every possibility this one of the other Sony IPs receiving a reboot.

Any other game from Horizon Zero Dawn to God of War could be in the same job listing description.

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That being said, it’s important that you don’t take this news as writ just yet.

When we get confirmation, we’ll make sure you are the first to know about it!

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