We have known for a while now that Uncharted 4: A Thief’s End would be getting story DLC, and developer Naughty Dog has said repeatedly that it will be its most ambitious story DLC yet. Considering that the main game nicely wraps up the story of Nathan Drake, it remained to be seen just who this next DLC would actually be focusing on. In a surprising move, it turns out that it will focus on none other than Chloe Frazer, who made her series debut in Uncharted 2: Among Thieves.
While it may seem strange to focus on a character other than Nathan Drake for the game’s story DLC, it actually makes a lot of sense for those who have played Uncharted 4. That game had just about all of the main players back in the action together for one more big adventure, but the one big missing piece was Chloe. Now Naughty Dog has shared a little more insight regarding why it is they decided to devote an entire story DLC to this character.
They detailed this in a new post on the PlayStation Blog, where they said that “Over the years, we’ve assembled an incredible cast of characters, but of them all, we kept coming back to one in particular: Chloe Frazer. As the smooth-talking master thief who debuted in Uncharted 2, Chloe is not only one of our favorite characters, but we know she’s a favorite amongst our community. She’s also a strong and enigmatic character — in other words, perfect to be our lead protagonist in Uncharted: The Lost Legacy.”
We also know that Chloe won’t be alone in her adventure, as she will be joined by Uncharted 4’s Nadine Ross. Naughty Dog said they decided to have her along for the adventure because she is a character they just started exploring, and that she proves to be an important contrast to the type of character that Chloe is.
While we still don’t have an exact release date for Uncharted: The Lost Legacy, we do know that it will be launching exclusively for the PlayStation 4 sometime next year. It will also be standalone DLC, meaning that you will not need Uncharted 4 to play it.