Watch Dogs Legion ESRB Rating Released, References Sexual Material

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The Electronics and Sofrware Ratings Board (ESRB) has released the official Watch Dogs Legion ESRB rating, and for the most part, it’s what people expect. It has gotten an M (for mature) rating, which means it’s for 17 years old and above only

Read on below for the rating summary

Watch Dogs Legion ESRB rating and summary:

M – (Mature 17+)

  • Blood and gore
  • Drug Reference
  • Intense Violence
  • Sexual Themes
  • Strong Language
  • Use of Alcohol
Rating Summary
This is an action-adventure game set in futuristic London during the upheaval following a terrorist bombing. Players control members of a hacker group intent on resisting malevolent powers through a variety of means, including violence. From a third-person perspective, players explore an open-world environment while hacking electronic devices, using stealth to infiltrate/obtain information, and engaging in combat with enemies. Players use melee weapons (e.g., pipes, crowbars) and firearms (e.g., pistols, machine guns, assault rifles) to kill enemies; combat can be frenetic, highlighted by realistic gunfire, slow-motion effects, cries of pain, and blood-splatter. Cutscenes depict further instances of violence: a man shot in the head; a crime lord beaten to death by several people; a character stabbed in the neck with a scalpel. During the course of the game, players can encounter a human-organ harvesting operation where corpses are depicted lying on tables/slabs amid bloodstained rags, surgical instruments, and severed hands or feet. The game contains some sexual material: red light districts with sex shops advertising nude dancers and sex toys; missions/storylines referencing prostitution. As players explore the open-world, their character can drink alcoholic beverages, causing the screen to distort and the character to eventually pass out. Some missions involve drugs/drug running, or have players navigating locations that depict drug packages, scales, and other paraphernalia. The words “f**k,” “c*nt,” and “sh*t” appear in the dialogue.

Don’t forget to check out the most recent official gameplay released right here. We also posted details about multiplayer and permadeath from the most recent AMA session by the developers.

Source: ESRB

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