Is video game addiction still a thing in the era of COVID-19?

In 2019, the World Health Organization (WHO) announced that they would be adding video game addiction to their list of diagnosable conditions in their diagnostic manual, the ICD-11. This was a bold move and one not followed by other professional organizations including the American Psychiatric Association, who decided instead to list ‘Internet Gaming Disorder’ as a condition that requires future research in the latest iteration of their diagnostic manual, the DSM-5.