Nintendo gets 'inappropriate' levels from Super Smash Bros. Ultimate
Nintendo added a feature to the Super Smash Bros. fighting game this week. Ultimate, with which users can create their own levels. The company removes 'inappropriate' designs from the game.
Nintendo added a feature to the Super Smash Bros. fighting game this week . Ultimate , with which users can create their own levels. The company removes 'inappropriate' designs from the game.
After building levels was added, many offensive levels quickly appeared on the front page of the Nintendo Switch, Eurogamer writes. For example, players built levels in the form of swastikas or penises. They can be downloaded for free by others.
Nintendo has since removed many of these levels. Makers then receive an email explaining why their creations have been deleted, for example because of "obscene and / or sexual expressions".
Removing levels has already put some criticism on Nintendo. For example, levels were erased in which a transgender flag could be seen, as well as levels that bore 'trans rights'.
So @ Nintendo, in their infinite wisdom, decided that this stage featuring the trans flag violates their TOS. #SmashBros #NintendoSwitchAvatar
According to a user, her level was removed because it violated the rules of Nintendo. She also received a nine-hour ban. A transgender flag would be seen as "a political statement".
It is not clear how many levels Nintendo has removed so far.
See also: Review: Super Smash Bros. Ultimate excellent tribute to Nintendo
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