Reports and rumors have emerged suggesting that some video games, including Fortnite and PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds, have been banned in China. These supposed bans have been handed out by the country’s Online Ethics Review Committee.
A few weeks back, Ubisoft announced plans to make aesthetic changes to global multiplayer maps in Rainbow Six Siege in preparation for release in Asian territories. The plan was to keep the game the same globally to save time.However, fan backlash to the changes has caused Ubisoft to announce the will stay with separate maps.
Steam is just about ready to allow uncensored adult games with the approval of their first uncensored adult game. If everything goes well, the spicy visual novel Negligee: Love Stories will be the first game to be released uncensored.
In a recent post on the official Steam blog, Valve outlined some new changes the store and how it filters more mature content. Valve also gave some clarification on what they consider “straight-up trolling” when it comes to games the store won’t take.
Two months ago, Steam made some drastic changes to their marketplace. Adult-oriented visual novels, despite not having to worry about being pulled, still seem to be getting the short end of the stick as Valve says it could take months to start the approval process on those kinds of games.
Valve has had some recent difficulties involving what they allow onto the Steam store. In an official blog post yesterday, they announced just how they’re going to handle policing the store. In short, anything goes, unless it’s illegal or “straight-up trolling.”
After the Australian Classification Board refused to give We Happy Few a classification effectively preventing the game from being sold in the country, Compulsion Games has spoken out about their intend to deal with this issue.