id Software’s upcoming game will be released “100 percent uncut” in Germany later this year, marking the first time that’s ever happened in the country. The German arm of publisher Bethesda, accompanying the news with this bizarre video. Check it out.
Neulich beim Tatortreinigen…
— Uke (@bobgod)
A Bethesda North America representative added more details in an .
“We’re pleased the game can be released in its entirety in Germany without the need to edit or change anything,” marketing executive Pete Hines said. “Perhaps not all that surprising given how other titles have been rated there recently, but still a cool thing to see given that and were banned in Germany and were delisted a few years ago.”
According to Polygon, uncut Doom games were barred from legal sale in Germany, due to the fact they were listed by the country’s Federal Department for Media Harmful to Young Persons. Bethesda and.
Bethesda’s was also. It was not the first high-profile game to be banned or edited in Germany. Most recently, in the German version of ,
The new Doom . A beta will be held before launch, but information about when it may start has not been announced.