Headlines from China: UBISOFT is Developing Games Set in Ancient China

UBISOFT is Developing Games Set in Ancient China

Recently, Chinese media outlet 21st Century Business Herald did an interview with game company UBISOFT’s founder and CEO Yves Guillmot on the company’s performance, its expansion in China and overall future development. According to Guillmot, UBISOFT has been scaling up in China with number of employees increasing from 700 to 900 last year. Guillmot mentioned that Tencent is the distributor of their games in China. In fact, Tencent bought 5% of stake in UBISOFT last year and the deal enables Tencent to manage, distribute and promote a number of games developed by UBISOFT. Guillmot added that the company is still looking for more partners in China. In addition, they are developing an interact game set in ancient China based on Chinese games’ demand. Read more on Ent Group 

‘Ne Zha’ Is Now The Fourth Highest-grossing Film in China

It’s announced today that the theatrical run of Chinese animated film Ne Zha has been extended for another month to September 26. As of this writing, the film has raked in over RMB 3.8 billion within three weeks, overtaking Operation Red Sea to become the fourth highest-grossing film of all time in China. Currently, the film is still behind Wolf Warrior 2, The Wandering Earth and Avengers: Endgame. Ne Zha has also become one of the three films in the Chinese history to have been viewed by more than 100 million people in theater. Read more on Mtime