Final Fantasy XVI has been given a provisional PEGI 18 rating, meaning a mature rating for the game. PEGI 18 is defined as “The adult classification is applied when the level of violence reaches a stage where it becomes a depiction of gross violence, apparently motiveless killing, or violence towards defenceless characters.” by PEGI. Please note that with this being provisional, it is an expected rating, however the game has not yet been officially rated. You can check out the Final Fantasy XVI reveal trailer below!

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