Sony pulls Neil Druckmann interview after “significant errors”

May 29, 2024 by No Comments

Sony removed it Its interview with Naughty Dog studio head Neil Druckmann, after what it found were “significant omissions and inaccuracies” in the interview. This comes just days after Druckmann took to Twitter to clarify statements attributed to him.

“In re-reviewing our recent interview with Naughty Dog’s Neil Druckmann, we found several significant errors and inaccuracies that did not represent his perspective and values ​​(including topics such as animation, writing, technology, AI and future projects),” Sony said.

“We apologize for Neil’s misrepresentation and the negative impact this interview may have had on him and his team. In coordination with Naughty Dog and SIE, we have removed the interview.

Now removed, one of the biggest concerns from the interview was an apparent quote from Druckmann saying his new game could “redefine mainstream perceptions of gaming.” Ultimately, however, it was shown that Druckmann never uttered the quote attributed to him by Sonny. In the interview, he was also credited with saying that AI would “revolutionize” how games are made in general.

Insider Gaming has reached out to Sony for further clarification on what other mistakes were found in the interview. If we receive a response, this article will be updated.

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