One of the most celebrated games of 2020, Disco Elysium, has been refused classification in Australia for its upcoming Final Cut–this effectively means it’s banned in the country.

As noticed by ScreenHub, the Classification Board of Australia said in a statement that Final Cut was refused a rating due in part to how the game depicts sex, drug misuse or addiction, crime, cruelty, and violence. The government agency also said Disco Elysium runs afoul of the rule about “revolting or abhorrent phenomena in such a way that they offend against the standards of morality, decency, and propriety generally accepted by reasonable adults.”

Disco Elysium remains available for sale on Steam in Australia, just as it has been since 2019. As Kotaku AU points out, the original version of the game was “never really submitted” for classification in Australia, but the Final Cut is also coming to consoles and thus required a classification, it seems.

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Source: Gaming – Game Spot

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