More than 10 Chinese games companies including Tencent, NetEase and Perfect World are pushing for a new system to rate games in the country.
That's according to local media outlet People's Daily - as reported by Bloomberg - which says that the aforementioned companies have already outlined what such a rating system would entail.
It isn't a million miles away from Europe's PEGI and ESRB in the United States, with four categories for the ages of six, 12, 16 and 18. It's missing a 3/Everyone rating, but this is only because China doesn't want to encourage children below the age of six playing games.
The proposal is set to be discussed by a committee of experts that features press, researchers and exec.
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