The Chinese National Day holiday is taking place next week. On September 23, 2022, NetEase Games made an announcement about the game time limit.
On major holidays, many major Chinese game companies such as NetEase, Tencent have taken measures to prevent gamers’ gaming time. Before that was the Mid-Autumn Festival or now the National Day holiday of China on October 1, 2022.
Accordingly, during the National Day holiday, minor gamers can only experience the game from 20:00 to 21:00 on the days from September 30 to October 7. According to the notification arrangement, the days when minors can experience the game from 8 pm to 9 pm on the same day correspond to the following dates: September 30 (Friday), October 1 to October 7 (National holiday). Independence). Dates minors cannot experience the game: October 8, 09 (Saturday, Sunday, weekdays).
It is understood that in August last year, the Mainland State’s Press and Publication Administration issued the latest regulations, strict requirements on online gaming time for minors. youth to prevent this group from being too passionate about the game, affecting health as well as psychophysiology.
At other times, online gaming services will not be made available to minors of any kind. If Chinese game companies do not want to be imposed sanctions, they need to comply with the requirements and policies of local authorities.
NetEase is also facing a similar situation, in addition to not releasing 4 game versions, its performance growth rate gradually slows down, even declines. According to the financial statements for the second quarter of 2022, NetEase’s revenue from games and related value-added services was 18.1 billion yuan, up 15.0% year-on-year and down 2.7% from last month.
Compared to Tencent’s game business, NetEase’s game business figures are a bit brighter, however, in the second quarter financial report, NetEase said it will change the name of the “online game business” segment to ” business of related value-added services”. They regulate game-related businesses.
According to the official announcement on the arrangement of this year’s National Day 2022 holiday schedule from October 1 (Saturday) to October 7 (Friday) this year, a total of 7 days for Chinese people to have a public holiday. in accordance with the regulations of the Government of this country.
After the National Day holiday, there will be 7 consecutive working days, starting from October 8 to the end of October 14, 7 consecutive days.