This time, the game ‘Fight of Gods’ features a genre of fighting among the gods that can not be played. this withdraws the decision to block popular site platform provider like Steam banned. that was for Malaysians are not prevented from downloading a controversial video game.
The government decided to block the whole site last night, after Salleh demanded the video game platform provider not to allow the “Fight of Gods” game to be downloaded by Malaysians within 24 hours, or action would be taken. In a statement yesterday, Salleh said the Steam site was blocked because they failed to comply with the two governments.
The matter was announced by the Minister of Communications & Multimedia Datuk Seri Salleh Said Keruak on Twitter today.”Steam has prevented the game being downloaded in Malaysia according to our alerts and requests last night. Restrictions will be lifted today, “said Salleh earlier this morning. Picture below is another twitter status that prove to banned the steam product in malaysia.
“These actions are necessary to protect consumers as well as to ensure that undesirable events occur.
“The unity, harmony and well-being of the multi-racial and religious people in the country are the main goals of the government, any behavior that suffers from this will not be completely compromised by the government,” he said.
Many video players protested in social media to express their feelings of anger and disappointment since the Steam site was blocked by the Malaysian Communications and Multimedia Commission (MCMC) yesterday.
The actions taken by the Malaysian Communications and Multimedia Commission (MCMC) were made following Steam’s reluctance to bring down the game 24 hours after the report was made. This also indirectly caused many gamers who often use the Steam platform to be dissatisfied.The new game sparked controversy as it featured the character of Jesus Christ and the Buddha in the list of boxer character.
MCMC has directed the internet service provider to take action to block the website, which is a digital video distribution platform of “Fight of Gods” which is seen as embarrassing religious sanctity and inter-racial harmony in the country.
“Fight of Gods” is inspired by boxing 1 against 1 like Street Fighter, where players use a character to defeat their opponent’s character.
Developed by Digital Crafter from Taiwan, the game led to religious figures and video players offended by the display of Jesus Christ and Buddha performing violent action.
The popularity of the game has caused religious leaders in the country to feel angry and worried, calling on the government to ban the game. MCMC also wants to remind consumers to be more cautious and use their discretion when choosing content to be accessible to the good of themselves, the people and the country.