Wolfenstein II: The New Colossus involves some pretty sensitive subject matter to say the very least, so it’s no surprise that not all of the content makes
With gameplay revolving Nazis and Hitler, anyone could have expected that the German version of the game might look a bit different. Germany has certain laws regarding the portrayal of Nazi symbols and propaganda that lead to some gray areas that most games like Call of Duty: WWII prefer to avoid entirely, regulations that certainly affected the censorship.
The YouTube content creators Censored Gaming compared the two versions in a video shown below that highlights some of the key differences due to censorship.
One of the most notable changes that you’ll see in the German version of Wolfenstein II: The New Colossus is that the Swastikas are nowhere to be found. Using a Swastika or similar imagery in Germany is a no-go except for certain historical or artistic situations, one of the tricky areas mentioned previously that likely played a hand in the removal of the symbol.
However, it also appears as though Hitler’s received a new look as well. He looks almost identical to the uncensored version
The characters in the