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Playerunknown’s Battlegrounds just released its new rules of conduct, and the first rule on its list represents a rare acknowledgement that multiplayer gaming can be a mess of racial, sexual, and other types of discriminatory harassment. PUBG is one of the most popular games in the world right now, but its lobbies are often filled with players shouting ethnic slurs and other deeply hurtful words. The problem is so bad that players have made guides to teach others how to mute everyone in the game.

“This game is great, I have been having an absurd amount of fun with it,” someone named Rumpleicious1 wrote on Reddit. “My biggest issue with the game, however, is the insane amount of racism and profanity that occurs in the loading zone and on…

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