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Hit Game Balatro Pulled From Sale On Some Stores Due To "Unfounded" Ratings Change

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Hit Game Balatro Pulled From Sale On Some Stores Due To "Unfounded" Ratings Change - GameSpot

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"This is not an issue with the stores themselves, however a reaction to an overnight change to Balatro's age rating from 3+ to 18+ by a ratings board without any advance warning, due to a mistaken belief that the game 'prominent gambling imagery and material that instructs about gambling,'" the developer said in a statement.

The hit roguelike card game, Balatro, has been pulled from some digital storefronts due to an overnight ratings change.

PlayStack also clarified that it doesn't encourage or allow gambling, and finds the ratings decision "unfounded".


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Date Published: 01 Mar, 2024 (1 months ago)

Publish Time: 11:32 (GMT +8:00)

Language: English

Story Length: 313 words

Reading Time: 2 minutes read

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Story Rating: Rated #73 (out of 144 stories this day)

Estimated Value: $0.00


News Source URL: gamespot.com

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Story ID: #2874327

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