Age of Empires 1&2 also have 12 PEGI rate.
Status Quo has changed over 20 yrs and the word for illegitimate child may offend someone.
Basically people were much more mature and disciplined in the past than modern day. Probably due to ‘modern’ restrictions on how parents are allowed to raise their children (and how they and teachers can discipline them) are the causes of the pegi rating changing.
Higher peggi rating, but uncut.
Well beside the chat…
Maybe this is the reason why AOE1&2 DE have 12 PEGI rate: