The online game called "Blue Whale, A Sea of Whales", has made international headlines in recent days - but in Mongolia, details of the controversial game are only just beginning to surface on the social media. In Mongolia, addictive computer games are the biggest fear of parents. But recently, social media has written about Blue Whale’ suicide game. According to the Ulaanbaatar Police Department, a total of 234 children became victimised at PC game centers in 2016.
The Blue Whale game is believed to have originated in Russia and according to a 2016 report in Novaya Gazeta has been linked to at least 130 deaths. The game presents the player with daily tasks by an assigned administrator. The challenges are dangerous and sinister, with users encouraged to kill themselves on the 50th and final day.