The R18+ rating in Australia has been in the works for years, and created guidelines under the premise that certain types of graphic content are more impactful in video games than in films. The first game published under the restricted classification in the region was Ninja Gaiden 3: Razor's Edge's in January 2013. Deep Silver opted to re-work Saints Row 4 to meet Australia's MA15+ rating in August 2013.
September 15, 2014 - The uncensored version of Left 4 Dead 2 is now available to gamers age 18+ in Australia via Steam. In addition, a free update is available for those who already own a censored copy and would like to update to the uncensored version. And to celebrate, for a limited time L4D2 is on sale for 75% off its regular price. For more information, please visit www.steampowered.com