El lanzamiento de Nintendo Switch de Life is Strange 2 casi fue prohibido en Australia debido a una nueva calificación

Life is Strange 2’s Nintendo Switch release was almost banned in Australia due to a new rating

Life is Strange 2 was released on Nintendo Switch, but temporarily struggled to sell in Australia due to a ratings error.

As shared on Twitter by an account that archives censorship of movies, video games, and more. in Australia, Life is Strange 2 was temporarily given a “rejected” rating by the International Age Rating Coalition (IARC) automated system used by the Australian. government to qualify the country’s media.

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According to the Australian Government’s Classification website (opens in a new tab), if a product is classified as ‘Classification Denied’, it means it cannot be ‘lawfully sold, bought, advertised or imported in the country, meaning that Life is Strange 2, at least for a short time, was not allowed to sell in Australia.

This confused many fans as other versions of the game, which were rated when it was released in 2019, were perfect for release in the country and received an “R18+” rating (opens in a new tab) in due to drugs. use depicted in the game and its online connectivity. However, the Department for Infrastructure, Transport, Regional Development, Communications and the Arts removed the classification, telling Kotaku Australia (opens in a new tab) that it was an error on the part of of the automated system.

Life is Strange 2 launched for the Nintendo Switch on February 2, 2023, which means nearly every game in the series is now available to play on the hybrid console. This includes the first game, its spin-off Life is Strange: Before the Storm (as part of the Arcadia Bay Collection), as well as the latest installment in the series, Life is Strange: True Colors. The only one missing is the Life is Strange 2 spin-off minigame, The Awesome Adventures of Captain Spirit.

Take a look at our games like life is strange list for some really great recommendations on what to play next.

Brent Dubin
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