Popular Chinese online game Honor of Kings, developed by Shenzhen-based Tencent, is the highest-paid mobile MOBA game in the world.The firm released alpha tests in Mexico for an international version on July 14.
For All Time, a love story mobile game published by NetEase, released an image which drew comparisons between its promotional materials and those used by Honor of Kings, a game released by Tencent.
Sensor Tower announced on Wednesday that Honor of Kings from Tencent had earned $225 million across the global App Store and Google Play in February 2022, returning it to the top of the global mobile game list.
Chase Xu, Vice President and Chief Marketing Officer at realme, pointed out that "in the past year, the cumulative users of the realme GT Neo series have exceeded 2 million. The series will continue releasing new models in the future."
According to a report released by Sensor Tower on Wednesday, in January, a total of 34 Chinese mobile game manufacturers were shortlisted on the Top 100 revenue list (only the revenue from App Store and Google Play).
According to an announcement on Thursday by Tencent Games Credit, the company's official WeChat account, "the Honor of Kings" officially instantiated a credit threshold on the platform.
According to a survey report from mobile app data analysis firm Sensor Tower, as of December 16, eight mobile games worldwide have generated more than $1 billion globally from the app store and Google Play so far in 2021.
The S11 Global Finals of League of Legends ended in the early hours of Sunday morning, when Edward Gaming (EDG) defeated DWG KIA (DK) with a thrilling 3-2 result in the 2021 League of Legends World Championship Final.
Some netizens found that some elements on the teaser poster of Honor of Kings' spin-off game named Codename-03 came from the scenario Meteorite Shards Location in the game Genshin Impact owned by miHoYo Technology.
As for the collapse of the popular game, some netizens speculated that it was related to the fact that regulatory authorities have recently restricted the time minors are allowed to play online games.
Honor of Kings, an online game produced by Tencent, announced an upgrade to its anti-addiction measures on Tuesday, in which underage users can only play games from 20:00 to 21:00 on Fridays, weekends and holidays.
On Tuesday, a report called video gaming "spiritual opium" by a state-run newspaper criticized Tencent's online game "Honor of Kings". Tencent said it will gradually introduce seven new measures for its all games.
While last week saw several key competitions and the unveiling of new plans across China’s esports industry, the country is currently in a state of grief and resistance in the wake of a shocking natural disaster. The Dota 2’s i-League has started in Shanghai, featuring 1.2 million yuan ($185,000) in total prize money. In the meantime, however, a record-breaking rainstorm struck in the central Chinese province of Henan and its capital city of Zhengzhou.
Tencent has been sued by a Chinese public interest group on June 1 following accusations of providing "inappropriate content for minors" in its popular mobile game Honor of Kings.
Last week, the Chinese esports industry experienced some early summer heat that brought new changes to the scene, witnessing some significant esports announcements from the Beijing government.