China's Console Ban Lift: Conformity is a Must

No hostility to China allowed

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China's Console Ban Lift: Conformity is a Must
China has given the world more of a taste of what we can expect when it lifts its 14 year ban on games consoles. Unsurprisingly, they won't be getting a free pass.

Cai Wu, the head of the ministry of culture, said at a press conference in Beijing that, “Things that are hostile to China, or not in conformity with the outlook of China’s government, won’t be allowed. We want to open the window a crack to get some fresh air, but we still need a screen to block the flies and mosquitoes.”

Exactly what will qualify as 'flies and mosquitoes' hasn't been laid out yet, though. The rules have yet to be drawn up.

Sony, Microsoft and Nintendo have all begun looking at opportunities in China. Gaming is already popular in China thanks to web-based games and smartphones.

It was confirmed that the ban would be lifted, albeit temporarily, last week.


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