“We actually got a fairly substantial benefit from the Manhunt episode,” said Cooke. “We went to the High Court, and it clarified the harm test – actually a benefit that flies across a whole range of games and film.

“It all gets quite technical, but for instance, it showed it was not necessary for us to show devastating effect, which was what the arguments had said previously. So we’ve ended up with a clearer legal definition of that test than we had before the case started.”