The Australian retailer has confirmed that it is not displaying R18+ titles in plain packaging.
Target has since confirmed that Target Edwardstown and a handful of other stores were acting on older information relating to South Australia’s R18+ laws.
A company spokespercon told MCV Pacific, “Target Australia complies with the relevant legislation in each state on the display of 18+ games, with particular focus on WA and SA where there are different measure in place to the rest of the country.”
The retailer also confirmed that all R18+ games will be sheleved together with a sign placed above, making note of the R18+ Rating in accordance with South Australian legislation.
Target Edwardstown, as well as the other stores in question have since removed the plain packages from shelves.