The first half of 2023 has witnessed a warming trend in China’s esports industry. With leading esports products maintaining steady operations, the launch of new games, and the strong return of competitive events, the industry’s revenue and user base remain stable. This September, esports will make its official debut at the 19th Asian Games in […]
Tencent proposed that the top two online gaming streaming platforms Douyu and Huya enter into a stock-for-stock merger, as a result of which Huya or its subsidiary would acquire each outstanding ordinary share of Douyu. Is China’s game live streaming market that lucrative? Let’s dig into some data. Game live streaming users dropped to 68.12 […]
Total entertainment and media revenue in China is expected to increase at a compound annual growth rates (CAGR) of 3.6% over the next five years, which is higher than the global average of 2.8%, according to the latest report by PwC. Digital revenues experienced a drop in 2020 but are expected to grow at 5.4% […]
Gaming revenues in China exceeded 73.2 billion yuan (US$10.31 bn) in Q1 2020, an increase of 25% compared with Q4 2019 according to a joint report by China Audio-Video Digital Publishing Association and IDC.
China’s internet economy generated nearly 3.7 trillion yuan (US$551 bn) in revenues in 2017, an increase of 42.5% year-on-year. This market has rebound back from 2016’s cooling and is projected to exceed 5.9 trillion yuan (US$893 bn) by 2020. In the next three years, the growth is estimated to keep steady at around 20%. The […]
Alipay recently introduced a new feature Sports on its mini-programs platform and opened beta testing to some developers. It has helped promote brand exposure and user acquisitions. Previously, Alipay mini-programs has opened over 600 functions including face recognition to developers. Alipay, the leading online payment platform owned by Ant Financial and affiliated with Alibaba Group, […]