Tencent’s PUBG Still Highest Earning Game Despite Indian Ban

 /  Game  / 
Last month, PUBG Mobile and its Chinese mainland version “Game For Peace” generated more than $221 million in revenue, representing a year-on-year increase of 25.5%, according to statistics provided by research firm SensorTower. Read More

Headlines from China: Tencent Inks Deal With England’s Premier League to Show Soccer Games in China

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After the contract dispute with Chinese local video streaming site PPTV forced the Premier League to quit the market for a while, the England’s prestigious soccer league finally signed a deal with Internet giant Tencent to play the rest of the season’s games on Tencent’s wide-ranging digital platforms including WeChat, QQ.com and Tencent Video. Read More

Headlines from China: Taiwan Confirms Ban on Mainland Chinese Streaming Firms iQIYI and Tencent Video

 /  Headlines From China  / 
Taiwan has officially set to ban mainland Chinese streaming giants iQiyi and Tencent Video from operating in the region beginning from early September, following the revision of an existing law that will bar their local partners from providing services for them. Read More

Tencent Pushes for Merger That Would Create $10 Billion Chinese Twitch

 /  Game  / 
China’s answer to Amazon's Twitch — the wildly popular streaming site where gamers broadcast themselves — is the powerful duopoly of DouYu and Huya. Read More

Tencent’s PUBG Mobile Game Hits $3 Billion Milestone

 /  Game  / 
Chinese gaming giant Tencent has hit a new milestone with its hugely popular battle royale title “PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds” (PUBG Mobile) doubling its lifetime revenue to more than $3 billion in just over seven months. Read More

Tencent Plays in U.S. With California Game Studio Launch

 /  Game  / 
Tech giant Tencent has opened a new studio in California to develop and publish top-notch games as it seeks to move beyond its home China market. Read More

Shares of Baidu-Backed iQiyi Jump After Reuters Reports Tencent Seeking Majority Stake

 /  News  / 
Nasdaq-listed shares of Chinese video streaming service iQiyi closed up 25.9% on Tuesday after a Reuters report revealed that Tencent is looking to buy a stake in the company in which its rival Baidu is currently the majority shareholder. Read More

Headlines from China: Tencent Aims to Become Biggest Shareholder of IQiyi

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According to Reuters, Tencent Holdings Ltd is in talking with video streaming rival iQiyi in order to become its biggest shareholder. Read More

Tencent Targets Japan Anime, Manga to Jump-Start Global Growth

 /  Animations  / 
Tencent Holdings Ltd., spurned in years past by Japan’s guarded entertainment industry, is rekindling its courtship of the country’s fabled anime and manga houses. Read More

Tencent Takes 20% Stake in Japanese Video Game Firm Marvelous

 /  Game  / 
Tencent has reportedly agreed to invest 7 billion yen ($65 million) for a 20% stake in Japanese video game developer Marvelous, the latest sign that the Chinese tech giant is further expanding its video gaming empire overseas. Read More

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