The problem of video gaming addiction by minors on the mainland is “basically solved”, according to a report from the government-backed China Audio-Video and Digital Publishing Association. Photo: Jonathan Wong
The problem of video gaming addiction by minors on the mainland is “basically solved”, according to a report from the government-backed China Audio-Video and Digital Publishing Association. Photo: Jonathan Wong

Chinese industry body declares initial victory in reducing video game addiction among minors, raising hopes for eased regulation

  • More than 75 per cent of gamers under 18 have capped their playing time to three hours a week, according to China’s video gaming industry association
  • That result comes more than a year after China’s video gaming regulator imposed strict restrictions on playing time

The problem of video gaming addiction by minors on the mainland is “basically solved”, according to a report from the government-backed China Audio-Video and Digital Publishing Association. Photo: Jonathan Wong
The problem of video gaming addiction by minors on the mainland is “basically solved”, according to a report from the government-backed China Audio-Video and Digital Publishing Association. Photo: Jonathan Wong
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