Naughty Dog has announced that the multiplayer servers for the PlayStation 3 installments of its popular Uncharted series, as well as The Last of Us, are to close down after ten years of operation in September.
Announcing the closure via the Naughty Dog blog, it'll mean that the multiplayer modes in Uncharted 2, Uncharted 3 and The Last of Us will cease to operate after September 3. However, in leiu of the closure announcement, the company has also announced it is making all multiplayer DLC for those titles entirely free for any player to download on their PS3 from now until that date.
The games may be long in the tooth now, but they were very popular back in the day, with The Last of Us passing six million in sales even before its remastered re-release on the PlayStation 4. Speaking of, the PlayStation 4 versions of The Last of Us and the Uncharted games featured in the Uncharted Nathan Drake collection are not effected by this closure.