Battlefield 3 rated MA15+ in Australia

EA‘s upcoming FPS Battlefield 3 has been given an MA15+ rating in Australia, meaning the censorship-happy country will be able to frag along with the rest of the world when it’s launched next month.

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Official details are, as always, succinct, but what has been made public is unsurprising. BF3 is officially suitable for gamers 15 years and over, due to its “Strong war violence and coarse language”. We’re also warned – as always – that the “gaming experience may change online”.

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The news follows the revelation that competitor, Activision‘s Modern Warfare 3, had received exactly the same rating earlier in the week. Now, Australian gamers who may not even have realised they were holding their collective breaths can exhale – the Land Down Under will be receiving both great FPS before Christmas, when blood will be shed over just which franchise is the better.

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