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Octopath Traveler Receives M Rating in Austraila

Octopath Traveler, the upcoming Nintendo Switch exclusive RPG from Square Enix, has received its first rating courtesy of Australia. Filed Apr. 12, the rating is by the Australian Classification Board. Based on the game’s mature themes, sexual references and violence, it has received an M rating in the country and will be reccomended for sale only to those 15 years of age or older.

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Prince_TFK188d ago (Edited 188d ago )

Strange, but if this is true, it would be one of the few Nintendo exclusive games to have M rating.

If this is true my guess would be because of the language used in the game. There might quite alot of profanity (although I haven’t noticed it in the beta).

michellelynn0976188d ago

Also, some of the subject matter. It is pretty dark and adultish.

WPX188d ago

From what I heard the Australian ratings differ from the US ones.
If I'm not mistaken, it is the same as a T rating in the US.
Even though the game has dark themes and suggestive dialogue ("...go pleasure yourself." Come to mind, lol.) I still it's tame enough for a T rating.
IMO, I don't mind either way.

quent183d ago

Australia government ratings board rated P for pussies