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Minecraft signs Chinese development deal

Mojang has paired up with NetEase to make a bespoke version of Minecraft fro the Chinese market. The deal is for a PC version of Minecraft for Pocket, fully localised for the region. It’s a good fit, you’d think, what with China’s propensity for digital PC titles. We’ll always embrace …

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MarsTV and Perfect World join forces to host a $1 million Chinese Dota 2 league

MarsTV, Perfect World and the Chinese Sports Information Center of National Sports General Administration have partnered in order to create a $1 million Dota 2 league for Chinese teams. The first of two seasons of The Dota 2 Professional League, will start on May 18th and will feature 22 teams. …

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The9 picks up Cross Fire sequel rights for $500m

Publisher The9 Limited has secured the licensing rights for the sequel of Tencent’s popular free-to-play FPS Cross Fire. The company states its joint venture with Oriental Shiny Star Limited has reached a deal with Cross Fire developer Smilegate, which grants exclusive publishing and operation rights in mainland China for a …

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Chinese eSports organisation Team DK shuts down

One of the largest multi-discipline eSports organisations in China closed its doors yesterday as Team DK chose to disband all its squads. The Chinese organisation, which had premier teams in Dota 2, League of Legends and Heroes of the Storm made the announcement via social media site Weibo. In the …

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