For a “Throwback Thursday” post yesterday, Naughty Dog shared some “early” sketches of the character model for Nathan Drake, the hero of the studio’s acclaimed series. As you can see, Drake had quite a different look back then, somewhat resembling Johnny Knoxville of Jackass fame.
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In fact, Naughty Dog . However, this design was ultimately tossed out, replaced with the “more traditionally handsome” version seen in the franchise today.
Here’s an animate GIF, shared by Naughty Dog in 2015, that showcases an early version of Drake.
The next Uncharted game, , arrives in April for . It is the as well as the. However, it’s possible the action-adventure series will live on from another developer and starring another character.
An Uncharted movie is also in the works, .
What do you make of the early Drake sketches and concepts? Let us know in the comments below!