Mortal Kombat X Will Be Rated R18+ In Australia

While Australia has recently introduced an R18+ rating for video games, many will recall how the last game in the Mortal Kombat series enjoyed a controversial (and subsequently delayed) release due to the rating.

While the present ratings system in Australia seemed to make it obvious that Mortal Kombat X would release in Australia, there were resounding concerns that the game would still be refused classification due to it’s grotesque nature.

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Thankfully, fans need not worry. The Australian Classification Board has awarded the game an R18+ rating.


As you’d expect, the violence is what seemed to contribute most to the game’s adult rating. An R18+ rating means that only adults aged 18 and over will be allowed to purchase the game.

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Mortal Kombat X is released in Australia on April 15th, 2015.

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