The highly anticipated action adventure game from Naughty Dog, Uncharted 4: Thief’s End, got a backfire for showing an artwork of Assassin’s Creed IV: Black Flag in their recent story trailer. The response came from the Assassin’s Creed head of content, Azaïzia Aymar, on a Tweet:
Woooow Uncharted 4 using one of ACIV artwork in their trailer… I get the "thief" title now! https://t.co/rholpuvw9I lol at 1:36
The trailer has already been updated and the screenshots where shown in Aymar’s tweet. Here was the artwork that was shown in the previous trailer version:
And here’s the original artwork piece from Assassin’s Creed IV:
Naught Dog gave their response through their website stating that they acknowledged their mistake of showing the artwork and revised the story trailer:
“In our eagerness to get the story trailer out we made a regrettable mistake and didn’t thoroughly vet the art work used for an in game painting. We’ve already updated the trailer. We hold all artistry in high regard and take full responsibility for having allowed this to happen.
We want to sincerely apologize to everyone at Ubisoft, the Assassin’s Creed team, the original artist, and our fans.
With good professionalism between Aymar and Naughty Dog, the AC Head of Content accepted their apology for placing the artwork in the trailer.
If you haven’t seen the new story trailer of Uncharted 4: Thief’s End, here it is:
Game is set to be released on April 26, 2016 exclusively for the PS4.