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Dec 26, 2022 08:01 PM
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Tencent Limits Minors’ Gaming Time to Three Hours Over New Year’s Weekend

Two teenagers play Tencent’s Honor of Kings in Handan, North China’s Hebei province. Photo: VCG
Two teenagers play Tencent’s Honor of Kings in Handan, North China’s Hebei province. Photo: VCG

Chinese teens stuck inside for the three-day New Year holiday as Covid rips across the country might have hoped to fill the time with a few solid hours of blockbuster mobile game Honor of Kings.

No such luck. In a notice released at the weekend, Tencent Holdings Ltd. video game subsidiary Tencent Games said gamers under 18 years old will only be allowed to play the firm’s titles from 8 p.m. to 9 p.m., Dec. 30 to Jan. 2.

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