Play games together.
What you need to know
- The World Health Organization recently classified excessive gaming as a disorder.
- During the coronavirus pandemic, the body is promoting gaming as a way to stay home.
- Activision-Blizzard and other companies are promoting a #PlayApartTogether campaign.
- You can stop the spread of coronavirus if you stay at home and practice social distancing.
Many months ago, the World Health Organization (WHO) characterized excessive gaming as a disorder. While this is a known problem, no one thought that during the coronavirus pandemic, the WHO would recommend gaming as a pastime activity. According to a report by USA Today, Activision-Blizzard and other game makers kicked off an initiative called #PlayApartTogether to entertain themselves while practicing social distancing.