Headlines From China: China Game Live Streaming Platforms Huya and Douyu Respond to Layoff Rumors

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According to some Chinese media outlets that quote anonymous sources, Huya and Douyu, leading game livestreaming platforms in China, are implementing internal layoffs. Read More

Headlines from China: Two China’s Biggest Games Streaming Firms DouYu and Huya Enter Into Merger Agreement

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Huya and DouYu, two China’s largest games streaming companies have entered into a merger agreement that was initiated by Tencent. Read More

Tencent Becomes Majority Shareholder in Chinese Game Live-Streamer Huya

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Internet giant Tencent is now the biggest shareholder of Chinese game-centric live-streaming platform Huya after buying an additional stake in the company. Read More

Can Live Streaming Make Money? Takeaways from Huya’s May IPO

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A recent PricewaterhouseCoopers report shows that the economic benefits of game live streaming should not be underestimated. Read More

YY’s E-sports Video Streaming Arm Huya Files for US IPO

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Chinese live streaming company YY is planning to spin off its gaming streaming unit Huya for an independent IPO. The company has submitted a draft registration statement on a confidential basis to the US Securities and Exchange Committee for a possible listing in the US market. Read More

Chinese City Sponsors $30,000 Esports Tournament for Residents

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The event will be open to local teams of amateur gamers hoping to be crowned Shanghai’s top League of Legends and Honor of Kings talents. Read More

Headlines from China: Could a Hong Kong Listing for Douyin Mean an Even Greater Focus on Asian Expansion?

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According to Reuters, Bytedance is in preliminary discussions with investment banks regarding a standalone IPO for the app, which surpassed 600 million daily active users (DAUs) in August, up from an estimated 400 million at the beginning of 2020. 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

Headlines from China: Media Measurement Company Fanink Released 2019 Chinese Moviegoers Analysis Report

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On Wednesday, Chinese media measurement company FanInk released an analysis report about China’s film and TV content consumers in 2019. Co-authored by Beijing Film Academy, FanInk’s report aims to provide film distributors and exhibitors with a more accurate and straightforward portrayal of Chinese film and TV content consumers. Read More

Headlines from China: Web Film Market Experienced a Substantial Growth During First Business Quarter

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As online entertainment increased during the coronavirus outbreak, web film industry experienced a remarkable growth in the first quarter. Read More


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