Thursday, October 18th 2007
According to the Australian Office of Film and Literature Classification’s (OFLC), SoF:Payback is too violent and gory for the country. Like the Manhunt 2 controversy, the OFLC refused to rate SoF:Payback, making it illegal to sell the game anywhere inside the country to anyone. The main reasons that the OFLC deemed SoF:Payback to be too much for Australia:
- The game contains too much "high impact violence", which exceeds even Australia's MA15+ rating.
- The game contains "substantial blood spray", blood splatters on the ground and wall, and the ability for gamers to target specific body parts