Why Are Consoles Banned In China?Brian Ashcraft7/15/10 3:30am7103EditPromoteDismissUndismissHideGo to permalink Video game consoles are illegal in China. Ironically, the Wii, the PS3 and the Xbox 360 are Chinese made. And there is a flourishing PC gaming culture. There has to be a reason for this ban. Turns out, there is.