Do you need someone to tell you to take a break from gaming? This'll do it.
PUBG Mobile will introduce a new gameplay management system that “encourages players to enjoy a sustainable and balanced… experience,” it was today confirmed.
“Upon logging in for the first time, players will be asked to confirm their age to activate the Gameplay Management system,” Tencent today advised. “Players under the age of 18 will have to acknowledge a gaming advisory before they can start the game.”
Once activated, the system will make use of pop-up notifications to remind players to limit game time through breaks or by closing the application altogether.
The system has been deployed to Indonesia, India, Nepal, the United Arab Emirates, Qatar, Kuwait, Iraq, Saudi Arabia and Egypt; it will also “deploy in other markets in stages,” Tencent confirmed.
“PUBG Mobile is committed to being a responsible interactive entertainment provider. With experts worldwide examining the impacts of technology and videogames on players of all ages, our team wants to ensure our community is equipped to make informed choices when it comes to PUBG Mobile,” said Vincent Wang, General Manager of Global Publishing Department at Tencent Games. “Today’s announcement is a proactive step in ensuring that hundreds of millions of players worldwide can continue to enjoy PUBG Mobile in a sustainable manner.”
PUBG Mobile is available now on iOS and Android devices.