WATCH: Makers of a new Nazi game censor Hitler for the German release - by removing his moustache!

German gamers are in fits of giggles after makers of the new Wolfenstein game censored Hitler - by removing his moustache.

The futuristic Second World War-based shooting game sees Hitler funding and directing a new play.

But in German trailers producers Bethesda have chosen to remove the Nazi leader's trademark facial hair in a bid to skirt anti-Nazi laws in the country.

In Germany since 1945 the Swastika and all other Nazi symbols have been banned and the game has taken serious steps to avoid falling foul of the law.

Hitler isn't even acknowledged and other characters refer to him as 'My Chancellor', or 'mein Kanzler', a direct translation of 'My healer.'

Swastikas are replaced by a new, made up three pronged symbol.

But the funniest replacement in the game is the clean shaven face of a wrinkled Hitler, who is his namesake in all but his furry toothbrush moustache.

In the game, released earlier this month (Oct), America has fallen to the Nazi occupation and gamers must rally the resistance and liberate the USA.

English-speaking versions of the hit game Wolfenstein II: The New Colossus phrases like 'mein fuhrer' is often used, but the German release shied away from the country's dark past.

Gamers in Germany labelled the censorship "embarrassing" and claimed producers had deprived users of a historically accurate experience.

One gamer, who did not want to be named, said: "They deprived us of a great story by removing the amazing voice acting, both English and German, and replacing it with a low quality dub that changes the narrative into a nonsensical, patronising mess.

"And then having the gall to offer it to us thinking we wouldn't notice these obvious changes, that's the censorship."

It is likely that Bethesda will have considered the cost of violating German anti-Nazi laws - which can land individuals with up to three years behind bars and a fine - before censoring its latest Nazi game.

A gamer said: "They should've just put a paper bag on his head with 'not Hitler' written on it."

Another added: "Seriously they removed his f***ing moustache?

"I can't even think of anything to say about that because of how ridiculous of an alteration that is."

Bethesda, who have removed the trailer showing Hitler's face from their German YouTube channel, have been approached for a comment.

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