China’s video games watchdog introduced a new age-based ratings system for the country, joining strict rules on gaming for minors that already limit long they can play and how much money they can spend. Photo: Reuters China’s video games watchdog introduced a new age-based ratings system for the country, joining strict rules on gaming for minors that already limit long they can play and how much money they can spend. Photo: Reuters
China’s video games watchdog introduced a new age-based ratings system for the country, joining strict rules on gaming for minors that already limit long they can play and how much money they can spend. Photo: Reuters

Video games get age-based ratings in China under new guidelines long sought by parents and gamers upset by censorship

  • China’s video games watchdog has announced a new age-based rating system developed with Tencent, NetEase and 52 other organisations
  • China has been ramping up gaming restrictions for minors in recent years amid concerns from parents and frustration from adult gamers affected by censorship

Topic |   Video gaming
China’s video games watchdog introduced a new age-based ratings system for the country, joining strict rules on gaming for minors that already limit long they can play and how much money they can spend. Photo: Reuters China’s video games watchdog introduced a new age-based ratings system for the country, joining strict rules on gaming for minors that already limit long they can play and how much money they can spend. Photo: Reuters
China’s video games watchdog introduced a new age-based ratings system for the country, joining strict rules on gaming for minors that already limit long they can play and how much money they can spend. Photo: Reuters
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