Over 400 Gaming Companies Signed Anti-Addiction Agreement In China
In case you didn’t know, China takes gaming as a serious health issue. It seems that the Gaming Working Committee of the China Audio-Video and Digital Publishing Association as well as 213 member companies including Tencent, has jointly release the Convention on Anti-Addiction and Self-discipline of the Online Game Industry.
China gaming companies sign anti-addiction agreement
It appears that a total of 411 Chinese game companies located in Beijing, Shanghai and Guangdong has signed the agreement. Wang Biao, the director of the Digital Publishing Institute of the Chinese Academy of Press and Publication has said that the country’s national anti-addiction, real-name authentication platform has been realized.
As the name of the agreement suggest, they aim to keep gaming addiction at bay amongst the people, or in this case, gamers.
It is reported that Tang Jiajun, the Secretary-General of the Game Working Committee has ordered the game companies to actively adhere to the relevant requirements of the states and authorities. They (the companies) are also required to carry out training for proper age-rating notices in order to protect the physical and mental health of young gamers.
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Pokdepinion: Addiction to anything is definitely not healthy but then again, how do you exactly determine one? I for one game (when I can) simply to relax after a long day of hard work.