SNK has issued a public apology after it found an commercial by a licensing associate was lower than the corporate’s moral requirements.
It insists it performed “no half” within the creation of it, and had no prior information of its content material. It has additionally filed a criticism with the companions concerned and requested for the advert to be eliminated instantly.
“We sincerely apologize to our followers that such an offensive advert managed to make it to public launch and hope in your understanding. We’ll attempt to do higher sooner or later together with our companions.”
So, what’s this commercial? It is an clip for the cellular title, SNK AllStar. In it, the corporate’s well-known fighter Terry Bogard (as seen in Deadly Fury and the King of Fighters collection) is slapping some different SNK stars on their bottoms as he rides previous. Here is a recording, courtesy of @orochinagicom:
This is not the primary time SNK has been caught up in one thing like this. In actual fact, earlier this 12 months, SNK’s Twitter account needed to delete some “inappropriate and offensive” tweets associated to Samurai Shodown.
Previously, Tremendous Smash Bros. director Masahiro Sakurai has additionally needed to clarify why Mai did not make the reduce in Final.
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