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Ubisoft teams up with Tencent for China-focused Might & Magic game

French publisher Ubisoft has joined forces with the biggest game company in the world to launch a new game designed specifically for China. Might & Magic Heroes: Era of Chaos is a mobile game that will be published by Tencent in the region this June. It is being developed by …

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Psyonix and Tencent team up for Chinese Rocket League release

Psyonix has announced a partnership with Tencent Holdings Limited to bring Rocket League to China.  Psyonix is the developers of Rocket League, the phenomenally successful ‘cars playing football’ game that’s captured the imagination of competitive organisations around the world, and Tencent is the Chinese holdings company that owns, among its …

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Steam is getting a proper rival from Chinese giant Tencent

The biggest games company in the world is to take on digital PC games giant Steam. As spotted by PCGamesN, Niko Partners analyst Daniel Ahmad has revealed that the Tencent Games Platform is being rebranded as WeGame. The service already has over 200m users alone in China, compared to Steam’s …

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Top 25 global games companies see revenues rise 17% in 2016

The combined revenue of the world’s largest 25 video games companies hit $70.4bn in 2016, representing a year-on-year increase of 17 per cent. Newzoo’s Global Games Market Report reveals that the largest of these was Tencent, whose $10.2bn revenues accounted for 10 per cent of this total. That would actually …

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Riot Games owner Tencent posts $21.9 billion in revenue for 2016

Tencent, the Chinese tech behemoth, and owner of League of Legends developer, Riot Games, has reported it made $21.9 billion in revenue for 2016. Diving deeper into thefinancial report for the year 2016, which was released today, Tencent report that “online games revenues grew by 16% YoY [year on year]” …

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Riot to host a third international League of Legends competition

During a press conference in China, Riot Games revealed that it plans to host a third international LoL tournament this year.  According to Yahoo eSports, Rioter Ye Qiang revealed that the company will host a new international competition in July this year. Further details are not known but he did …

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