The Chinese government has resumed video game approvals following a nine-month moratorium on the publication of new titles.

A number of games have been already been approved and will soon be certified for release, China Securities Journal cites Feng Shixin, a senior official at the Communist Party’s propaganda department, as saying at a government-led trade conference in the southern Chinese city of Haikou on Friday.

“We are accelerating the process of issuing licenses for game titles,” he said. “There are still quite a few games on the waiting list. It takes time and I hope everyone will be patient.”

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Jill Shen is Shanghai-based technology reporter. She covers Chinese mobility, autonomous vehicles, and electric cars. Connect with her via e-mail: jill.shen@technode.com or Twitter: @yushan_shen