People play games in the video gaming centre in Shanghai, China, 31 August 2021. Photo: EPA-EFE
People play games in the video gaming centre in Shanghai, China, 31 August 2021. Photo: EPA-EFE
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China’s video gaming crackdown: 2021 revenue growth slows sharply amid teenage play limits and new licence suspensions

  • Industry’s gross sales revenue grew 6.4 per cent in 2021 from a year ago, a sharp reduction from last year’s 20.7 per cent growth, according to report
  • Slower growth comes after Chinese regulators implemented teenage play limits and froze new game licence approvals in August

Topic |   Gaming
People play games in the video gaming centre in Shanghai, China, 31 August 2021. Photo: EPA-EFE
People play games in the video gaming centre in Shanghai, China, 31 August 2021. Photo: EPA-EFE
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