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Tencent, NetEase left off China's list of 60 approved video games

Move seen as relieving pressure on industry hurt by regulatory crackdown

China's National Press and Publication Administration issued a list on its website late on June 7 of domestic game titles granted licenses.   © Reuters

HONG KONG (Reuters) -- China's gaming regulator on Tuesday granted publishing licenses to 60 games, in a move likely to bring relief to a sector bruised by a regulatory crackdown and a lengthy suspension of gaming approvals.

The National Press and Public Administration (NPPA) published the June list on its website on Tuesday, which included titles belonging to developers such as Perfect World and Mihoyo.

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