The Drake's Fortune subtitle is a reference to the fictional main character, Nathan Drake, who believes himself to be a descendant of famed explorer Sir Francis Drake A 400-year-old clue in the coffin of Sir Francis Drake sets the modern-day fortune hunter on an exploration for the fabled treasure of El Dorado, leading to the discovery of a forgotten island in the middle of the Pacific Ocean. The search turns deadly when Drake becomes stranded on the island and hunted by mercenaries. Outnumbered and outgunned, Drake and his companions must fight to survive as they begin to unravel the terrible secrets hidden on the Island. Written by
One ordinary man... one extraordinary adventure.
Did You Know?
A Precursor Orb, a reference to Naughty Dog's Jak and Daxter series, can be found during the game's story by Nathan Drake, and is identified as a "Strange Relic". This Easter-Egg would remain a constant through the following sequels. See more
In one cut scene Drake removes his necklace however, later on when talking to Roman across two opposite glass booths, (end of Chapter 19) the necklace reappears in part of the cut scene. See more
[Nate is using a crowbar to pry open an old coffin
Are you sure you wanna be defiling your ancestor's remains like that?
You make it sound so dirty
Well, I did do my research and apparently, Francis Drake didn't have any children.
Well, the history can be wrong, you know. For example, you can't defile an empty coffin.
[the coffin opens and it's vacant
Followed by Uncharted 4: A Thief's End