Yu-No Will Be Censored in the West for PS4 and Switch, PC Version to Be Uncensored

Today, publisher Spike Chunsoft confirmed that YU-NO: A girl who chants love at the bound of this world. will be headed west for PlayStation 4 and PC, the studio also confirmed the game will release on Nintendo Switch.

However, the game has received some changes to both the PS4 and Switch versions of the game. In a blog post, the company outline what these changes are:

  • Sala Oasis Scene – A sunbeam is placed over Sala’s naked lower body.
  • Symbols – Some cursor interaction symbols have been replaced with the “investigation” symbol. The story content and gameplay remains the same; only the cursor symbol itself has been replaced.

These changes were made in an effort to tone down the sexual nature of the game to be released in the west with a Mature rating from the ESRB as well as to pass the approval process with platform owners.

However, all hope is not lost for fans of the series who wish to receive the uncensored version. The publisher has confirmed that the changes will not be applied to the Steam release of the game. This version of the game will contain identical content to the Japanese Nintendo Switch version.

In case you want to know more about the game, check out the earlier announcement as well as the limited edition and Day 1 Editions of the game.

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