The situation of confinement experienced by millions of families in Italian because of the coronavirus it also has psychological consequences. So says a user of Italian League of Legends, who points out that the video game helps you to cope with the day-to-day in one of the countries most affected by the COVID-19 in the world.
The user BitterBlossom lives in the metropolitan area of Milan, and his testimony in a well-known forum League of Legends he has graphed the situation of the confined by the coronavirus in Italy.
“To enter in context, I am Italian. The situation here is very tragic. I’m holed up at home in the middle of a red zone. In the house I am, my mom, my sister, and atmosphere mark a silence painful,” says fan LoL.
“All we nervous and my sister can be rough in some interactions that commonly end up in discussions,” he continues. “Before the quarantine, nor my mom or she stayed at home. So outside of feeling good now, is basically to wait if we enfermaremos in two weeks. So we are all on the edge”.
After, begins to clarify how the video game comes weighing positively in their day-to-day after the arrival of the coronavirus. “The only time that I do not feel this pressure is when I play League of Legends. Me lifts the spirits and makes me feel better. Helps to raise the morale of the house and everyone feels better. I really needed that avenue of escape”.
The reaction of the community was not made to wait and there are already over 300 comments in the main thread of the discussion. A user is encouraged to define: “Ditto. Stay safe, all. If League of Legends helps if you, then, for any circumstance, we are here for you.”
The latter also stressed that the video games can affect, both positive and negative. “But if you feel that (League of Legends) elevates your stress, please take a time without playing. Take care of yourself is more important now than ever before,” he acknowledged.
Steam surpasses record users history due to isolation by coronavirus
The pandemic coronavirushas made millions of users turn to video games to the measures of social isolation and confinement enacted in different parts of the world. In the last few hours, the PC players have achieved a historic figure in Steamsurpassing historically 20 million of connected.
What is Steam? This is the well-known platform video games PC, made by the creators of Half-Life, Counter Strike, Dota 2, Left 4 Dead, among others. Appeared in 2003 and has become one of the online stores of world’s most popular games.
The number of users of Steam it has been growing in a million and are already 20 313 476 gamers which are connected simultaneously to the platform, all to the couple of measures of social isolation ordered by various governments. Check all the details in this link.