From The Verge:
Tencent’s hit mobile strategy game Honor of Kings is proving to be a little too popular in China. This weekend, the company announced plans to introduce new contracts in the game that would let kids and parents negotiate terms for playtime. “With the proposed feature, children can exchange their playing time by doing housework or reaching certain [academic] scores,” Tencent chief executive Ma Huateng said at a press conference, as reported by TheWall Street Journal.
First launched in China in 2015, Honor of Kings has an estimated 200 million monthly players, making it among the most popular games in the world. But it has also come under fire in its home country for its addictive properties, and Tencent previously introduced restrictions to keep children under 12 from playing more than an hour a day. This, in turn, led to a surge in fake online IDs, as kids tried to get around the new restriction.
Link to the rest at The Verge and thanks to Jan for the tip.