UPDATE : it's been confirmed that Naughty Dog is using motion-matching for The Last of Us Part II.
Motive Studio's Senior Tech Animator Dan Lowe breakdowns the animation from the gameplay trailer of The Last of US Part II.
You can learn more about how video game animations are put together. There's really good inspiration and knowledge to be taken here especially regarding the probable use of motion matching for gameplay animation, as
this technique seem to be the futur of video game animation.
You can find on Dan Lowe youtube channel more videos of this type here.
Note : some aspects shown in this video are hypothetical as the author isn't working on The Last of Us Part II : it represents his vision and understanding of the technics Naughty Dog could have used to achieve this particular performance.