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Tue 1 Sep, 2015 @ 22:09 GMT

The highly anticipated fourth instalment in the Uncharted series will launch in March 2016, it was revealed late last night.

Announced via the PlayStation Blog, Uncharted 4: A Thief’s End will officially hit stores worldwide on March 18th, 2016 exclusively for PlayStation 4.

The blog post also revealed special pre-order editions of the game.

Originally scheduled for a release in 2015, the title was previously delayed until 2016 to give developers Naughty Dog more time to enhance the game’s development.

Uncharted 4: A Thief’s End begins three years following the end of the events of Uncharted 3, which Drake has settled down with his new wife Elena. But his life is thrown into chaos his elder brother assumed dead, Sam, returns.

Sam tells Drake that they must find a legendary pirate artefact as his life hangs in the balance. The two then journey to Libertaria, a pirate colony in Madagascar, in search of the artefact but come across two other rivals, Rafe and Nadine, also trying to find the artefact.

First revealed in November 2013, the title was officially announced back in June 2014 during Sony’s E3 conference.

The Last of Us writer and director, Neil Druckmann and Bruce Straley, are currently leading the project following numerous staff changes at Naughty Dog.

Previously, Naughty Dog also released a 15 minute gameplay video.