//Epic won’t ban blockchain games over adults-only ratings

Epic won’t ban blockchain games over adults-only ratings

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Blockchain games are returning to Epic Games’ marketplace. The Epic Games Store has a strict ban on games classified as “Adults Only” by the Entertainment Software Rating Board (ESRB) — normally games with excessive nudity or violence. But the marketplace announced today that blockchain games classified as AO only because they use blockchain are an exception to this rule.

Heads up: Gods Unchained and Striker Manager 3 have returned to the Store after a change in our content policy regarding ratings for blockchain-based games. Learn more: https://t.co/RQGGzWGeG8

— Epic Games Store (@EpicGames) December 19, 2023

“Some blockchain-based games are receiving Adults Only (AO) ratings from industry ratings bodies for their particular…

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