'Outlast 2' has been banned in Australia.

Outlast 2

Outlast 2

The game is the sequel to the 2013 first-person survival horror game and will be available in both physical and digital formats, but has been refused by the Australian Classification board because the scenes of a explicit nature.

According to Kotaku Australia, the board has said it would considering lifting the ban if it was "without the depiction of implied sexual violence".

However, they state that the ban is not simply based on "an exhaustive list of the content that caused" that has caused the game to be prohibited.

It comes after 'Outlast 2' was confirmed for April 25 release on PlayStation 4, Xbox One and PC.

The news was announced on Twitter via The Red Barrels video game studio's official account, which read: "Welcome to Temple Gate. Outlast 2 will be available digitally on PC, XBOX One and PlayStation 4 on April 25th. Outlast Trinity, a physical collection of the Outlast series will also be available April 25th for PlayStation 4 and XBOX One. We're sorry for the scare there, everyone. The game is indeed releasing digitally AND physically on APRIL 25th (sic)"

Red Barrels made the first 'Outlast' video game and was found by developers who worked on the Prince of Persia, Uncharted, and Assassin's Creed franchises.

'Outlast 2' was originally supposed to launch at the end of 2016 but it was delayed to early 2017.

Players take on the role of Blake Langermann in 'Outlast 2' and him and his wife Lynn, are investigative journalists who are trying to solve the "impossible murder" of a pregnant woman.

Set in Arizona, the player will uncover some horrid things.