New rules in China place limits on daily gaming time for minors

Time and money are at the center of China’s latest move to curb the rise of gaming addiction.

New rules laid out by the State Administration of Press and Publications (SAPP) establish limitations on the amount of time a minor can spend playing video games daily, and how much money they can spend every month. The rules also strengthen a number of older policies and begin to establish an age rating system.

People under the age of 18 will now be limited to 90 minutes of playing time on weekdays and three hours on weekends and holidays, according to a report from the South China Morning Post. They’ll also have to squeeze that playtime in under a curfew, as minors won’t be allowed to play between the hours of 10:00 p.m. and 8:00 a.m. every day. Read more…

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New rules in China place limits on daily gaming time for minors