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Roblox halts service in China ahead of a major revamp

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Roblox halts service in China ahead of a major revamp

Roblox has put a hold on its service in China for an overhaul, but it's not clear where the game platform is headed next..

There's a chance China's strict digital rules may have played a role. The Chinese governmentrequires licenses for games, and Roblox has more challenges than most developers. Its role as a creative platform could easily draw concern from Chinese censors worried about dissent, and the attempt to pitch LuoBuLeSi as a digital education system may have invited attention from officials cracking down on private education. China's

data protection rulescould also have contributed to the decision by dictating where and how Roblox stores users' information.Whatever the reasons, the temporary halt underscores the difficulties foreign game developers have in China. They not only have to compete in one of the world's largest markets, but avoid clashes with a government that sometimes has a very different agenda.

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There's a chance China's strict digital rules may have played a role. The Chinese government requires licenses for games , and Roblox has more challenges than most developers.” “A number of important transitory actions are necessary” as devs rebuild the app “Last year, we launched China also known as LuoBuLeSi with a vision to build an immersive virtual universe of 3D experiences in China that we have been testing and iterating on along the way,” Roblox spokesperson James Kay said in a statement to The Verge . Its role as a creative platform could easily draw concern from Chinese censors worried about dissent, and the attempt to pitch LuoBuLeSi as a digital education system may have invited attention from officials cracking down on private education.m. China's data protection rules could also have contributed to the decision by dictating where and how Roblox stores users' information. Whatever the reasons, the temporary halt underscores the difficulties foreign game developers have in China. Officials said it wasn’t confirmed if the cases were linked to imported cases found in Tianjin late last year, CCTV reported.

They not only have to compete in one of the world's largest markets, but avoid clashes with a government that sometimes has a very different agenda. Nighttime video posted online by CGTN, the overseas arm of state broadcaster CCTV, showed furniture and ceiling lamps swaying and livestock suddenly standing up and moving in its pen. All products recommended by Engadget are selected by our editorial team, independent of our parent company. Some of our stories include affiliate links. If you buy something through one of these links, we may earn an affiliate commission. Service on some sections of a high-speed rail line from Lanzhou in Gansu province to the Xinjiang region was halted because of damage to several tunnels, Xinhua said. Popular on Engadget .