Chinese team FunPlus Phoenix celebrate winning the final of a League of Legends esports tournament against G2 Esports at the Accor Hotel Arena in Paris, France, on November 10, 2019. Photo: EPA-EFE
Chinese team FunPlus Phoenix celebrate winning the final of a League of Legends esports tournament against G2 Esports at the Accor Hotel Arena in Paris, France, on November 10, 2019. Photo: EPA-EFE
Esports

China’s tightened playing restriction for young video gamers may ruin country’s esports ambitions

  • The latest restriction would make it nearly impossible for the country’s esports sector to form and train groups of players under the age of 18
  • China’s esports market revenue is projected to surpass US$25.5 billion this year

Chinese team FunPlus Phoenix celebrate winning the final of a League of Legends esports tournament against G2 Esports at the Accor Hotel Arena in Paris, France, on November 10, 2019. Photo: EPA-EFE
Chinese team FunPlus Phoenix celebrate winning the final of a League of Legends esports tournament against G2 Esports at the Accor Hotel Arena in Paris, France, on November 10, 2019. Photo: EPA-EFE
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