Saints Row IV Gets Classified in Australia, 20 Minute Mission Removed

August 2, 2013Written by Jason Dunning


Finally ending the crazy Australian Classification Board saga, the ACB has given Saints Row IV a rating of MA15+, which is actually lower than the R18+ Grand Theft Auto V just received.

In order for it to be classified, Volition had to remove one loyalty mission featuring Shaundi, but as Deep Silver explains, it won’t hurt the overall experience:

This mission has been widely reported on and contains the use of alien narcotics to obtain certain superpowers. This mission represents approximately 20 minutes of gameplay out of the hours available to purchasers. The removal of this mission has no negative impact on the story or the superpowers and will not detract from the enjoyment players will get from their Saints Row IV experience.

The ‘Rectifier’ weapon will then see release through DLC “as originally intended,” meaning that you can still get your anal probing on if you so choose.

Saints Row IV launches on August 20th in North America, August 22nd in Australia, and August 23rd in Europe at both retail and on the PlayStation Network.

Do you live in Australia? What are your thoughts on the mission removal? Let us know in the comments below.


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