Friday, February 6, 2009

Crisis averted

In the wake of reports earlier in the week, a lot of people are under the impression that massively-multiplayer online games are now barred from sale in Australia. Off the shelves. Well, they are not.
Read more here.

TLDR version: business as usual. In true Aussie fashion, we're far too lazy to care about something that's been fine for so long:

But it's important to remember, this is Australia we're talking about. Any changes made to the way the OFLC rates games has to come on a national level, not from some state politician, and with the country on the precipice of recession I highly doubt politicians will want to devote time and resources to amending a loophole that's stood for a decade and has already allowed millions of game sales.

Carry on!

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