Tag Archives: china

Chinese PS4 and Xbox One sales are ‘disappointing’, report says

Next-gen console fever has yet to infect Chinese gamers, it seems. Games Industry reports that numbers from analyst Niko Partners suggest that between them PS4 and Xbox One will by the end of the year reach a combined unit sales number of just 550k. The Chinese government lifted the ban …

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Nintendo abandons plans to release consoles in China, report claims

Wii U and 3DS platform holder Nintendo will not follow Sony and Microsoft into the Chinese market, it has been claimed. Tokyo based games consultant Serkan Toto has said Nikkei has reported that Nintendo will not execute prior plan to manufacture consoles for the Chinese market”. A year ago Nintendo …

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Gateway to China

With new opportunities arising in the East, one company is keen to meet more developers from the West: MHT Game

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Chinese iOS app downloads overtake the US for the first time

Apple’s successful Asian strategy has seen Chinese iOS owners download more apps than their American counterparts for the first time. VentureBeat speculates that last year’s launch of the iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus was the catalyst, with Chinese consumers typically preferring smartphones with larger screens. Both models featured bigger …

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2D Assassin’s Creed Chronicles becomes a three part series

Ubisoft’s Assassin’s Creed Chronicles will no longer be a single release, with two other titles joining the now three part series. The first part of the trilogy, Assassin’s Creed Chronicles: China, was announced last September as part of the AC: Unity Season’s Pass. That’s now scheduled for a digital release …

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League of Legends featuring in Chinese Windows 10 push

League of Legends is being used to accelerate the adoption of Windows 10 in China thanks to a partnership between Microsoft and Tencent. Microsoft has announced that Tencent will create a Windows 10 universal app for their existing QQ app, which currently has over 800m users in China. League of …

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PS4 and Vita get second Chinese launch date

The nod has again been given for PS4 and PlayStation Vita to go on sale in China. The Verge reports that both consoles will be released on March 20th at the price they were originally announced at – CY 2,899 (307) for the PS4 and CY 1,299 (138) for Vita. …

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