A year ago, the Chinese government imposed strict bans on video game playing among children under 18 years of age to curb video game addiction, and set them three days a week, Friday, Saturday, and Sunday. And on Sundays, online video games were allowed only from 8 to 9 pm.
A year after the ban, China’s video gaming industry’s top government committee and data provider CNG released a very encouraging report on Monday. The report found that video game addiction has largely been curbed by government mandated gaming hours, with more than 75 percent of teens playing less than three hours a week. Play video games.