MCO: Malaysians Googling new hobbies to fill their time

New research shows Malaysians are mostly searching for games to fill their time, which ranked higher than searches for TV shows, movies and self-improvement hobbies. — Reuters

With Malaysians spending most of their time at home due to the movement control order (MCO), the most popular hobby now appears to be gaming.

According to research by voucher site Picodi, search queries for online games, PC games and board games have increased by 144%, 133% and 124%, respectively, versus March last year.

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