Krafton announced the ‘Game Responsibly’ campaign for BGMI earlier today. It would give parents more control over the popular battle royale game through time limits and OTP confirmation.
After bringing PUBG mobile back to India in the guise of BGMI, Krafton has made a conscious effort to create a good game-life balance among its player base; particularly among minors. As a result, Krafton has announced a new feature that will give parents more control over their children’s playtime. Every player under the age of 18 will be required to register a parent or guardian before beginning each session. After which the parent or guardian will receive an OTP that will allow them to authorize or disallow the session. The gamer will be able to play the game for the next three hours if permission is granted.
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Key highlights of the Game Responsibly campaign
The update means that BGMI is now equipped with plenty of features. All of which are targeted towards a responsible game-life balance. Here are the key highlights of the new feature included:
- A reminder when you enter the virtual world for a match.
- Decreased levels of violence, bloodshed, and nudity.
- Only 3 hours of play per day for players with age below 18.
- Break reminders to make sure players are not overplaying the game without breaks in-between.
- The company has set the upper limit for spending for players below 18 years of age to Rs 7000 that is $94 per day.
- A minor or person below 18 years will require an OTP authentication from his/her parents.
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