Playerunknown's Battlegrounds will be able to enter the Chinese gambling market, after receiving the government's assent. As part of the agreement between dev and china, the game will have to make changes which conform to the "fundamental values ​​of socialism", a formula that does not provide further details.

In general, adaptations are not just about politics, but also cultural practices - or, as Tencent said, "the fundamental values ​​of socialism, Chinese traditional culture, and moral rules." And in fact, often the changes requested in China are of a cultural nature: here you will find several examples of changes made to the Chinese version of World of Warcraft, many of which come from the show skeletons or corpses.

However, ideology often takes on a prominent role. NetEase, a direct rival of Tencent, has squeezed Chinese censors by adding, in its title royal battle, red stencils, accompanied by statements such as "safeguarding national security, safeguarding world peace".

Playerunknown's Battlegrounds has undoubtedly been known a surprising success so far, and having access to the Chinese market could open up new opportunities for devs. China may be asking Tencent to adjust its representation of death to Chinese cultural sensibility, or to pay homage to the work of the Party, or even just to modify his loot box system, as did Overwatch. To know for sure we can only wait.

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