Spider-Man 2 has now swung its way into game-of-the-year conversations after its stellar release that shattered sales records for PlayStation, and it’s stood the test of time with its amazing gameplay and story.
However, there was a minor blip that Insomniac Games overlooked before releasing the game, and they’ve made an apology noting this.
For those who don’t already know, throughout some sections of Harlem, and in Miles Morales’s home, they displayed the Cuban flag, rather than the Puerto Rican one, which Miles and his family share heritage from.
A common oversight on behalf of the development team, and one that was quickly noticed by some patrons on X, who noted it to Insomaic over release weekend.
Some fans simply thought it was an honest mistake, while others felt it was a clear shot at how the Puerto Rican community has been reflected and represented in video games as of late. One user, in particular, JAAY_ROCK_ stated the following.
“Puerto Ricans are a prideful people that love their flag. Many of us love the representation in Miles Morales even made some Puerto Rican gamers emotional.“
“So to see @insomniacgames lack of attention to detail concerning their Black/Puerto Rican character is disappointing.”
Now, this issue has been resolved as the October 26th, update for Spider-Man 2 has addressed the flags throughout the game, and now they properly reflect the Puerto Rican one.
Insomniac took to X to apologize for this mistake, noting that they “understand that accurate representation matters, and greatly regret this error. We sincerely apologize and will do better in the future.”
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