Naughty Dog’s PlayStation 4 exclusive game, Uncharted 4 is set to launch in just a few weeks on May 10th, however, ahead of that time, it seems the game has had an unfortunate early release.

As revealed by the President of SCE Worldwide Studios, Shuhei Yoshida, some copies of the game were stolen whilst in transit within the UK this week.

Yoshida revealed this on the PlayStation Blog, warning gamers of potential spoilers.

We have some unfortunate news to report that a number of copies of Uncharted 4: A Thief’s End were stolen while in transit. While we are continuing to work with the police to resolve the matter — which is the subject of an ongoing criminal investigation — it appears that a few copies of the game have surfaced in the UK.

We know that very many of you have been looking forward with great anticipation and excitement to the latest masterpiece from Naughty Dog. From what I have played of Nathan Drake’s latest adventure, I can tell you that it is very much worth the wait. As with most Naughty Dog games, the unfolding story is such an integral part of the experience and for this reason we wanted to warn you to beware of the potential for spoilers to be posted by people with access to stolen copies of the game.

An extremely talented team has worked long and hard to bring Nathan Drake’s greatest adventure to life and we would urge you to help us prevent this from being spoiled by purchasing copies of the game ahead of the launch date. Please rest assured we will be very vigilant to protect you from this as far as we can so you can enjoy Uncharted 4’s experience to its fullest on May 10.

Source: PlayStation Blog

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