Jan 27, 2023

Millions of gamers in China lose access to World of Warcraft

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Blizzard entertainment’s servers were shut down this week after two decades.

Millions of gamers who grew up with stories of achievements in the medieval digital world of Azeroth were in tears after Tuesday night after their access to the World of Warcraft (WoW) game servers was removed in China, CNN.

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The opposition to gaming took a more formal route after teenage boys set fire to an internet cafe in 2002 after they were thrown out. The incident claimed 25 lives and injured 17 others, South China Morning Post (SCMP) said in its previous report. China has also attempted to ban devices like gaming consoles but with only partial success.

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