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China Limits Minors to 3 Hours of Online Gaming Weekly, Cracks Down on Gaming Addiction

Recently, the Chinese government limited minors under the age of 18 to just three hours of playing video games weekly as it cracks down on video game addiction among the youth. Gaming platforms such as Tencent and NetEase can only let minors play online games from 8-9 p.m. on Fridays, weekends and public holidays, as state-run news agency Xinhua gathered from a notice by the National Press and Public Administration (NPPA).