Just recently, Outlast 2 was denied classification by the Australian Classification Board due to the depiction of violence and sex. However, it seems that the board has changed its mind as the Outlast 2 has been classified with R18+, meaning that the game will be released in Australia.
Australian Classification Board has confirmed that Outlast 2 will launch on March 21st, 2017 in Australia. Outlast was also given R18+ rating with warnings of “high-impact horror themes, violence, blood, gore, and sex”.
Developer Red Barrels Studio has confirmed that rating for the game and there will be only one version of the game available worldwide.
Outlast 2 has been rated R18+ by the Classification Branch in Australia and will be released 26th April 2017. There will be only one version of Outlast 2 available worldwide.
The game has been rated by the Australian Classification Board following an Australian senator criticizing the board for its strict rules for gaming in Australia.
Australian Liberal Democratic Party Senator David Leyonhjelm criticized the Australian Classification Board saying that all of this “operates on the false assumption”.
He also criticized the government for such strict rules and said that the board should leave “video gamers alone”.
Outlast 2 has also been confirmed for PlayStation 4 Pro by Red Barrel Studio and the game will be taking full advantage of the extra power of the console.
It will have higher shadow quality, higher quality texture filtering and more detailed meshes. That’s what we have so far, but we’re still working on some improvements.
Outlast 2 is an upcoming horror survival game in development at Red Barrels Studio and will launch on April 25, 2017, for PC, Xbox One and PlayStation 4.