Microsoft's Major Nelson congratulates Sony on The Last of Us

Larry "Major Nelson" Hryb congratulates Naughty Dog on shipping new action game, says it "looks like a solid game."


The Last of Us

Rivals Microsoft and Sony will compete for the home console market this holiday with the Xbox One and PlayStation 4, but for now, the two companies are speaking words of kindness to each other.

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Microsoft's Larry "Major Nelson" Hryb spoke out on Twitter today to praise Sony and Naughty Dog on the company's new game, The Last of Us.

"Congrats to the team on shipping #TheLastOfUs," he wrote. "Looks like a solid game + nice to see it getting recognized in the reviews."

Sony executive Scott Rohde, who heads up Sony Worldwide Studios America, responded by thanking Hryb for his comments.

"Thanks!," Rohde said. "The team at @Naughty_Dog has crafted something very special. We couldn't be more proud."

The Last of Us launches June 14 across the world. Reviews for the game were published earlier this week. Its Metascore on GameSpot sister site Metacritic stands at 96, making it the highest rated game of 2013 so far, surpassing BioShock Infinite.

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