Online game providers may only service children for one hour on Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays.
According to the news agency Reuters, online game providers can only service children for one hour on Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays. In addition, this rule will also apply to holidays, in which services will be provided for one hour only. China’s largest game company Tencent Holdings Ltd has also started following this rule.
However, companies are also facing its side effects. Tencent has said that the company’s shares have fallen due to the limitation of time. For some time now, there have been many reports about the increasing interest of online gaming in China. Online gaming is being called an ‘electronic drug’ in the country.
News agency Xinhua quoted a spokesman for the NPPA as saying, “Adolescents are the future of our motherland. Protecting the physical and mental health of minors belongs to the vital interests of the people and from carving out the younger generation in the era of national rejuvenation.” is related.”