As the Covid-19 pandemic roars across the world, social distancing is driving up the development and expansion of mobile games. According to a report released by IDC, players have grown at an annual rate of 15% in the first half of 2020, while Newzoo estimates there will be 2.5 billion mobile game players worldwide by the end of 2020.
Shenzhen, China, will serve as the host city for the 2021 League of Legends World Championship Finals, one of the biggest esports competitions in the world.
Esports and breakdancing have joined the 19th Asian Games in Hangzhou 2022.
On Dec. 2, Apple sent an email to the remaining developers who own unlicensed games on App Store China
Raclen, a shampoo brand of Chinese commodity company LaFane has signed an endorsement deal with Royal Never Give-Up (RNG) League of Legend player Jian “Uzi” Zihao.
After hosting the League of Legends World Championship, Shanghai welcomed another large-scale esports live event last weekend, the Peacekeeper Elite Championship (PEC) at the Shanghai Oriental Sports Center.
Tencent Games has signed a partnership deal with British luxury brand Burberry to integrate and promote the company in its popular mobile game, Honor of Kings.
Tencent Games announced on Nov. 1 during a live-streamed celebration of the game’s 5th anniversary that its star mobile game Honor of Kings has obtained an average DAU of 100 million.
On Oct. 30, Bilibili Gaming (BLG) held a grand opening of its headquarters in Hangzhou Future Science Town.
The 2020 League of Legends World Championship Grand Final is only two days away.
Chinese esports production company Versus Programming Network (VSPN) announced today that it has raised close to $100M USD in a Series B funding round, led by Chinese conglomerate Tencent Holdings.
Chinese augmented reality technology company Rokid provided AR glasses for limited seating at the 2020 League of Legends World Championship tournaments.
Tencent’s mobile game Honor of Kings generated over $240 million in total revenue in September, becoming the top revenue generator of worldwide mobile games, according to a report by Sensor Tower.
Chinese live streaming platform DouYu has been awarded ￥30M Chinese yuan ($4.48M USD) in a lawsuit against Leyou Network Technology.
Chinese esports organization LGD Gaming has partnered with Didi Chuxing to sponsor its League of Legends team in the 2020 League of Legends World Championship (Worlds 2020) in Hangzhou.