Video game addiction: China imposes gaming curfew for minors
Its part of China’s latest move to curb video game addiction, which officials say is damaging to children’s health.China is one of the world’s largest gaming markets.
The official government guidelines – released on Tuesday – include spending limits for minors.
Gamers eight to 16 years old can spend up to 200 yuan (£22, $29) per month, while those between 16 and 18 years can spend up to 400 yuan on their gaming accounts.
China is the second-largest gaming market in the world, with US global revenue surpassing China for the first time this year due to China’s increased regulations on the industry, according to research firm Newzoo.