Tag Archives: tencent

Tencent is making two PUBG mobile games

It turns out that Chinese gaming giant Tencent has bigger plans for PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds on mobile than we first thought. Analyst Daniel Ahmad says that the company has not one but two PUBG games in development. The first is called PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds: Army Attack and is being developed by Timi …

Read More »

Tencent and Bluehole are bringing PUBG to mobile in China

PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds will get the mobile treatment in China, Tencent revealed yesterday. This announcement comes on the back of Tencent securing PUBG Chinese exclusivity last week. But it now looks like the Chinese giant will publish and distribute more than the PC version, as it announced in a blog post …

Read More »

PUBG could get a ‘socialist makeover’ in China

Tencent’s agreement to become the Chinese publisher of PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds in the region could result in some drastic changes to the game for Chinese players. The English language press release about Tencent and Bluehole’s partnership quotes Tencent’s senior VP Steven Ma as saying: “PUBG is currently the most popular survival …

Read More »

Tencent secures PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds Chinese exclusivity

While signs have suggested this for some time, it has now been officially confirmed that Tencent will be the exclusive Chinese publisher of PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds. VentureBeat reports that Tencent will run the game’s Chinese servers and assist developer Bluehole in tackling the proposed Chinese regulations that at one stage looked …

Read More »

Tencent Q3 revenues hit $9.8bn

The world’s biggest games company has smashed expectations for its Q3 2017. Tencent reported revenues of $9.8bn, which is up 61 per cent year-on-year and almost as much as EA and Activision combined. Its profits for the period hit $2.7bn, up 69 per cent. This represents the company’s strongest growth …

Read More »

Tencent could yet acquire Bluehole

Talk of Chinese gaming giant Tencent acquiring PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds developer Bluehole is once again doing the rounds. The Korea Times reports that Bluehole previously rejected an acquisition offer prior to the PUBG explosion. However, as Bluehole’s value continues to soar, sources have indicated that shareholders may now be veering back …

Read More »