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12/2/19
Policy enforcement update: real-world vs. scripted or simulated violence in video games 1 Recommended Answer 43 Replies 1391 Upvotes
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Heads up for all Gaming Creators:

We know there’s a difference between real-world violence and scripted or simulated violence – such as what you see in movies, TV shows, or video games – so we want to make sure we’re enforcing our violent or graphic content policies consistently.

Starting on 12/2, scripted or simulated violent content found in video games will be treated the same as other types of scripted content.

What does this mean for Gaming Creators?
  • Future gaming uploads that include scripted or simulated violence may be approved instead of being age-restricted.

  • There will be fewer restrictions for violence in gaming, but this policy will still maintain our high bar to protect audiences from real-world violence.

  • We may still age-restrict content if violent or gory imagery is the sole focus of the video. For instance, if the video focuses entirely on the most graphically violent part of a video game.

This Community Guidelines policy enforcement update does not change advertiser-friendly guidelines (which are separate guidelines). You can learn more about how advertisers choose where their ads appear with this Creator Academy course.

– Hazel (Team YouTube)
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12/2/19
But will you guys still demonetize about seeing a swastika in the videos like a World War II game that has what’s the swastikas in there
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12/2/19
Thank you holy shit
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12/2/19
Giving more freedom to gaming channels? That’s great! Now lets fix the rest of the constant problems
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12/2/19
I put the logo of YouTube over any violence in games so you can’t for example see a guy getting badly stabbed
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الم هدا صحيح يجب تطبيق سياسة
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