411 Chinese game companies sign an anti-addiction agreement

Big companies like Tencent and Netease are part of the agreement!

The Gaming Working Committee of the China Audio-Video and Digital Publishing Association, together with 213 member companies such as Tencent and NetEase, jointly issued the Convention on Anti-addiction and Self-discipline of the Online Game Industry in September. At present, 411 Chinese game companies in Beijing, Shanghai, and Guangdong have signed the anti-addiction agreement as of now.

Goal of warding of addiction achieved

Wang Biao, director of the Digital Publishing Institute of the Chinese Academy of Press and Publication, on 27-28 December, said that China’s national anti-addiction, real-name authentication platform has been completed. It was said during the Changzhou International Animation Art Week and Jiangsu Game Industry Development Forum. The platform now has access to more than 5,000 enterprises and over 10,000 games. They have successfully achieved the basic goal of warding off addiction among online gamers.

Relevant measures are taken to protect the mental health of online young gamers

Tang Jiajun, Secretary-General of the Game Working Committee, mentioned that the top priority is dealing with online game addiction. He has also instructed game enterprises to actively respond to the relevant requirements of the state and authorities. He has also instructed them to follow the relevant measures for the protection and anti-addiction of juveniles. The management requirements in all aspects must be resolutely implemented from product research to platform supervision.

411 Chinese companies anti-addiction agreement

240 game enterprises across the country have been organized by the Game Working Committee of the China Audio-Video and Digital Publishing Association to carry out training for proper age-rating notices. The training courses will take place in Beijing, Shanghai and other places. At the moment, almost 95% of the products of middle and upper-level enterprises have added age rating notices to help protect the physical and mental health of young gamers.

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