If Joel is dead or dies then I'll be pissed. Tbh playing only as Ellie is already annoying to me, killing off my main man would destroy my interest in a part 3 or even finishing this part 2. My main interest lies only in the fact he features in this game. Before the most recent trailer my interest wasn't very high.
I'm not even at the point where I'm thinking about if I'll get upset at Joel potentially dying, but the fact that if they wanted to go this route, they should make sure that people don't suspect anything.
Though either way, he can be a fairly prominent part of the story. And I hope he is. Would be weird otherwise.
Naughty Dog said this is the longest game they've made, so even if a good portion of the game is without Joel, he may still be a part of a big chunk of it.
I think it would be cool if, presuming he's alive, that the game switches protagonists, and we get to play as Joel and see what he was up to while he wasn't teamed up with Ellie. And vice versa. Until their paths cross.Last edited by Hiku - on 26 September 2019