|Azur Lane loading screen by the artist Hisasi
Artist Hisasi drew a Belfast and Azuma loading screen that appeared in the mobile game Azur Lane. On December 27, 2019 the Azur Lane team implemented some hot fixes to the game, as seen in this Tweet. Almost immediately fans of the shipgirl game noticed the Hisasi loading screen was missing. Of course, those looking to stir the pot and farm outrage starting accusing the game of bowing to SJW pressure. With the weekend upon us and no official statements from the Azur Lane staff, fans were left scratching their heads. Luckily the Azur Lane staff moved quickly to not only fix the issue but to explain what happened. On December 28, 2019 the Azure Lane team made the following Tweet.
Now, there will be many to claim the Azur Lane staff is lying. That they bent the knee to SJW pressure but walked it back after they saw the building outrage. To those people, I sincerely ask to step back from the crazy culture war and start to look at thing objectively. Reach out and talk to staff members before jumping to conclusions and whipping your fans up into a frenzy. Focus on truth and facts you can prove and not racking up as many clicks as possible.Dear Commanders,During yesterday’s hotfix, we accidentally synchronized the loading screen with other server. The problem is now fixed, please restart the game to download the latest patch in game. We are deeply sorry for the confusion we have brought.#AzurLane #Yostar pic.twitter.com/XSMihp9bMA
— Azur Lane Official (@AzurLane_EN) December 28, 2019
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