With its flagrant exploration of sexual violence, drug use, and scathing critique of different political ideologies, Disco Elysium is a game that would never get the greenlight from Chinese government censors. But that hasn’t stopped this detective RPG from becoming a surprise hit with Chinese gamers who use Steam as a loophole to access unregulated and uncensored games.

Disco Elysium has received more positive reviews in the week after adding Chinese localization than it did during any other week since its release.

On March 17, developer ZA/UM updated Disco Elysium with a Simplified Chinese localization. It’s the first time that Disco Elysium has been translated into a language that isn’t English, and the effort seems to have paid off. In the three weeks since, Disco Elysium has received a massive spike in positive reviews.

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