Germany Loosens Censorship Regulations on Video Games Featuring Nazi Symbols

Germany has introduced a regulatory change that will see its censorship laws on video games featuring Nazi symbols fall in line with other media.

GamesIndustry.biz reports that Germany’s nationl authorities will defer to the Entertainment Software Self-Regulation Body (USK), allowing them to apply age ratings to titles “that depict symbols of unconstitutional organisations.”

Games will be submitted for evaluation to decide whether their use of Nazi symbology “serve an artistic or scientific purpose, or depict current or historical events.”

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