China limits time children can spend playing video games to three hours a week

The Chinese government is taking increasingly drastic steps to deter young people from playing video games. Chinese authorities have banned children from playing video games during the school week. Every Friday, weekend, and holiday, children are only allowed to play video games for an hour. The National Press and Publication Administration of China have announced a new rule concerning video games.

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The latest move may result in a complete ban on video games for minors within the country, according to reports. The policy is scheduled to take effect on September 1. After games were blamed for causing nearsightedness and addiction in youth, China established extensive rules.

Source: Washington Post