The current Steam version almost allows domestic players to play global games, but there have been rumours that V Society has launched a Chinese version of Steam, which has been heard as a lock zone and a local version of the client on trial. According tomedia Win.gg recently reported that the Steam update includes a Steam China alpha test version, showing the outside world the Chinese and international version of the Steam client differences.
Much of the difference between this beta and Steam is focused on the global anti-addiction system, and the leak of the test content has caused considerable repercussions among the player community.
It is reported that players in the Steam China version is also steam platform into the game will see for 5 seconds of “health game advice”, which also confirmed the recent netizens mining data from the steam platform to obtain anti-addiction intelligence, almost all of the genuine games published in China have “health game advice” reminder.
Another important difference is that it limits the game duration of some users. Media Win.gg tried to launch CS:GO and DOTA2, but failed because the time was not within the specified duration of play. In fact, this should refer to, the national service client has for minors anti-addiction system.
It is reported that users under the age of 18 will not be able to enter CSGO and DOTA2 between 22 and 8 o’clock the next day, currently only games with national uniforms will have this restriction, other stand-alone games have not this reminder.