Today, Tencent released its financial report for the second quarter of 2021, showing its total revenue reaching 273.6 billion yuan ($42.3 billion), up 23% year-on-year. Operating profit was 42.8 billion yuan, an increase of 14% YoY.
Fast Company released the 2018 edition of the World’s Most Innovative Companies. Among the top 50 most innovative companies, Apple, Netflix, and Square were the top three. Tencent, which has been on the list for four consecutive years, surpassed Amazon and ranked fourth place in the list.
After nationwide success in China, Arena of Valor is battling its way into overseas markets. The game, which has 200 million Chinese players, is entering the North America market. Supporting both iOS and Android, Arena of Valor is open for pre-registration and will be available in November.
He Swore ‘Never Do Games Business’ While Now Enter Game Industry in High Profile In June 2010, when talking to the then Chinese Premier Wen Jiabao, Alibaba Chairman Jack Ma said, “we firmly believe games couldn’t change China. China pursues single-child policy. If children play games all the time, what will our country be like […]
On September 13, Weibo announced that it became the official strategic cooperation partner of the League of Legends in China. Weibo will broadcast live coverage of the 2017 League of Legends world finals, which will be held from September 23 to November 4. At present, eight platforms will live broadcast 2017 League of Legends global […]
The average seasonal production cost for a network variety show in China is between 20 and 60 million yuan under the current market conditions. By investing 200 million yuan into a music talent show, iQiyi is taking quite a gamble. Why exactly did iQiyi set its eyes on such a non-mainstream reality show? A guitar […]
Under Tencent’s Internet expansion strategy, the company’s WeSing (lit. Karaoke for Everybody)—a karaoke app that wasn’t heavily invested in—became surprisingly popular. Aside from being relatively popular on the market, this free karaoke app has become the true embodiment of “making a fortune silently”. Li Chun, the managing director of the app, said there are already […]
Just recently, Pony Ma surpassed Jack Ma as being China’s richest man! According to Forbes recently updated real-time rankings statistics, Pony Ma’s personal net assets have reached 36.9 billion USD, ranking him 18th in Forbes listing of the richest people in the world. For the first time, he has surpassed the founder of Alibaba, Jack […]
In the area of attracting female gamers, perhaps US gaming companies could learn from Tencent. According to recent data, the game King of Glory developed by Tencent has reached the highest percentage of female gamers in hardcore versus games. Based on data provided by internet consulting company Jiguang and supported by IDG，by last May of […]
Tencent‘s stock plunged more than 4 percent on the Hong Kong Stock Exchange after it rolled out tough restrictions on King of Glory, its popular online game, on Tuesday. It’s estimated the Internet giant lost at least HK $100 billion in the market. Tencent‘s new rules limit players who are 12 years old or younger […]
Tencent Games announced a pilot program for its King of Glory online game that would log out players younger than 12 after one hour of daily gameplay, the company said on July 2. In the most strict anti-addiction measure ever taken in Chinese gaming, King of Glory will count cumulative play time throughout the day, […]