The facial-recognition system will allow Tencent to thwart the tactics kids have developed to get around current age restrictions such as using their parents’ identities or devices. The system works by scanning the faces of players to check their age. “Anyone who refuses or fails face verification will be treated as a minor, included in the anti-addiction supervision of Tencent’s game health system and kicked offline,” the company said. The new rules fall in line with regulations the Chinese government laid out in 2019 to curb video-game addiction.
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