I don't understand why the Boards are crying about League being banned in China.

There has been a huge influx of anti-Chinese and anti-Asian sentiment on the Boards over the past week, and all of it stemmed from the notion that League was being banned in China. When I first heard that League was being banned in China, I thought, as any reasonable person would, that there was no way it was true. Riot is owned by Tencent, a major Chinese company. China is home to League&#039;s largest player base. And Invictus Gaming, the Chinese team, literally just won Worlds 2018. A quick Google search shows that it is in fact, as I expected, NOT TRUE AT ALL. League of Legends isn&#039;t banned in China at all. _<Removed by Moderation>_ ___________________________________________ Here are some of the actual FACTS we know about this entire situation, to counter some of the bullshit that people on the boards have been spreading: League is absolutely NOT being banned in China at all. As far as I can tell, it has only been listed on &quot;NGA&quot;, a Chinese UNOFFICIAL, UNVERIFIED GAMING FORUM as one of 20 games apparently reviewed by China&#039;s &quot;Online Gaming Ethics Review Committee&quot; established in early December, and were apparently found to have &quot;overly revealing female characters, rewards given based on rank, and inharmonious chatroom&quot; and were RECOMMENDED, NOT REQUIRED to perform corrective actions. NONE OF THE RECOMMENDED ACTIONS have been confirmed or enforced by regulators. A local Chinese news report also stated LoL was one of the games reviewed, but claims the committee cited it for &quot;collective mob violence&quot;, not for too-sexy female characters or toxic chat. There is absolutely NO confirmation that any of this is because of Evelynn, Miss Fortune, Ahri, Zyra, or any other sexy female champion specifically. Blizzard, whose games Overwatch, Diablo, and WoW are claimed by the list on NGA forum as games reviewed by the committee, has publicly denied that they received any &quot;action needed&quot; claim for their games. Many of the Chinese community on the NGA forum think the entire list is fake because it was a literal excel table that anyone could have made. ______________________________________ Even if this turned out to be true and Riot had to change the game to comply with regulations on the Chinese servers, THIS WOULD LITERALLY HAVE NO EFFECT ON THE REST OF THE SERVERS. _<Removed by Moderation>_ The mods have been hard at work doing their best to contain this situation, but they&#039;re only human, and the staggering amounts of hate from the boards is fucking disgusting.
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