Gamasutra: The Art & Business of Making Gamesspacer
View All     RSS
November 28, 2014
arrowPress Releases
November 28, 2014
PR Newswire
View All






If you enjoy reading this site, you might also want to check out these UBM Tech sites:


Wii U eShop 18+ content blocked in Europe to comply with German law
Wii U eShop 18+ content blocked in Europe to comply with German law
December 10, 2012 | By Mike Rose

December 10, 2012 | By Mike Rose
Comments
    16 comments
More: Console/PC, Business/Marketing



Newsbrief: It came to light last week that 18+ content in the European Nintendo Wii U eShop is being restricted during the daytime. Nintendo has now confirmed that the issue is where Nintendo of Europe is based.

In a statement to Eurogamer, the company noted that it works out of Germany, and therefore must comply "with German youth protection regulation which therefore applies to all our European markets."

As a result of the compliance, 18+ rated games on the eShop, such as Ubisoft's ZombiU, are not accessible most of the time in Europe, and can only be viewed and purchased between the hours of 11pm and 3am.


Related Jobs

GREE International
GREE International — Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
[11.28.14]

Sr. Game Designer
Cloud Imperium Games
Cloud Imperium Games — Santa Monica, California, United States
[11.28.14]

Technical Artist
Petroglyph Games
Petroglyph Games — Las Vegas, Nevada, United States
[11.28.14]

Environmental Artist
Nintendo of America Inc.
Nintendo of America Inc. — Redmond, Washington, United States
[11.28.14]

Software Business Development Manager, Licensing









Loading Comments

loader image