A screengrab of website for Chinese live-streaming platform Douyu. Under new regulations, games not licensed for sale in China are no longer permitted to be live-streamed. Photo:Douyu

Unlicensed video games in China banned from live-streaming platforms

  • China’s broadcasting regulator banned unlicensed titles from being streamed on Twitch-like platforms such as Douyu and Huya
  • It marks another escalation in regulations on the video game industry days after new titles were licensed in China following an eight-month freeze
15 Apr 2022 - 5:30PM