Ubisoft sorry Assassin’s Creed Shadows artwork features real-life historical re-enactment group logo

Assassin’s Creed Shadows developer Ubisoft has owned up to including a historical re-enactment group’s logo in artwork for its upcoming feudal Japan stabathon, and apologised for its use without permission.

Fans spotted the flag of the Sekigahara Teppo-tai infantryman reenactment group in concept art on Ubisoft’s website, and flagged (sorry) the matter to the group itself (thanks, Siliconera).

Writing on social media, the re-enactment group’s cannon chief said they contacted Ubisoft last month about the issue. Ubisoft later responded, and told them that the online version of the artwork had been removed.

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