The world’s most populous country will not be going Pokmon Go .
Apparently, China believes the game is just too dangerous to allow due to public safety concerns, according to Reuters .
China’s State Administration of Press, Publication, Radio, Film and Television cites “a high level of responsibility to national security and the security of its people’s lives and property” and a “threat to geographical information security and the threat to transport and the personal safety of consumers” as reasons for Pokmon Go’s ban.
In other words, China thinks you’re exactly not responsible enough to play the game. Because, who is familiar with, you might fall off a cliff, crash your gondola into a school or cop vehicle, or stampede through a public common simply to catch a rare Pokmon. No , no , no, you can’t be trusted to participate Pokmon Go .
China also doesn’t want beings investigating and snooping around residences that might be off-limits to the general public. Like, say, military zones.
Pokmon Go also isn’t the only game that’s get suppressed.
China’s not the first country to ban Pokmon Go . Iran was the first to forbidding the augmented actuality monster-catching activity following its runaway success in other regions.
Pokmon Go also isn’t the only game that’s getting inhibited. Similar plays that have location-based augmented world will be subject to the same block.
While it might seem like a missed the possibilities for Niantic, private developers of Pokmon Go , the company possibly had no plans to expand the game into China in the first place, seeing as how the game relies oGoogle Maps, which is blocked in the country.
Mashable has reached out to Niantic for note and will inform this story if we get a response.