The adult classification is applied when the level of violence becomes gross. Gross violence is classed as horrific methods of bringing death or severe injury, including torture, decapitation or dismemberment.
Violence against vulnerable characters such as children and the elderly may feature, along with motiveless violence against multiple innocents. Sexual violence and threat are also classified at PEGI 18.
The game may include detailed descriptions of criminal techniques, or it may glamorise the use of illegal drugs.
Sexual activity with visible genital organs can be shown.