Tencent’s new digital contracts will let kids trade good grades for screen time
Gaming addiction is an increasing problem for the world’s biggest gaming market
Want to play your favorite game? Do your homework and chores first.
It’s a fairly common agreement between parents and children around the world. But in China, it could become official after Tencent said it's planning to introduce digital contracts in one of its most popular games to let parents and children trade homework for playtime.
It follows criticism that the game Honour of Kings is causing students to fall behind in their studies and harm their mental health.
To make sure they don’t get ripped off by the deal, “children can ask their friends to witness the signing of the contract,” he added.
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