Localized version of Black Ops censored in Japan

By Stephany Nunneley, Wednesday, 3 November 2010 20:09 GMT


Square Enix, which is handling the Japanese localization of Black Ops for Activision in Japan, has announced the game will have certain elements censored so it can be released.

What it all boils down to is swastikas featured in the zombie mode will be replaced an Iron Cross. Only the console version of the game with subtitles will contain any reference to Nazis.

Scenes involving dismemberment and “expressions of brutality” during a certain interrogation scene in the game will also be removed in all versions of the Japanese game.

It was announced last week the EU version of Black Ops was banned in Germany, with only the localized Steam version of the game would be made available of the game will be authorized by Steam.

Call of Duty: Black Ops releases on November 9 worldwide.

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