Call of Duty: Ghosts Receives 16 Rating in Europe
The first game in the series to not receive an 18 rating in five years.
Eurogamer has revealed the European rating for Infinity Ward’s upcoming Call of Duty: Ghosts, which takes place in a post-apocalyptic America and features a group of mask-wearing Special Forces soldiers murdering their way past any resistance. And it turns out that it will be carrying a 16 rating. Interestingly, promotional material for the game showcased an 18 certificate, which means that its primarily aimed at adults.
But a 16 rating for Ghosts marks the first time a Call of Duty title hasn’t received the 18 rating in roughly five years. Flashing back to the stuffing of broken glass into a prisoner’s mouth, the hanging of your worst foe and an airport massacre, it seems that Ghosts just isn’t that graphic overall.
What are your thoughts on the same? Call of Duty: Ghosts releases on November 5th worldwide for Xbox 360, PS3, Wii U and PC, with a PS4 release due on November 15th in North America and November 29th in Europe and an Xbox One release set for November 22nd.