Tencent Holdings Ltd., one of the world’s largest internet companies, has reported strong financial results for the first quarter of 2023, with significant growth across its key business segments, according to a press release.
Game streaming platform Huya mobile MAU up 15% in Q3 2021
Huya’s total net revenues for the third quarter of 2021 increased by 5.7% to RMB2,975.5 million (US$461.8 million), from RMB2,814.8 million for the same period of 2020.
Burberry co-created mobile game skins for Honor of Kings with Tencent
In Honor of Kings’ first co-creation with a luxury brand, Burberry Chief Creative Officer Riccardo Tisci has exclusively designed two skins for the mobile game’s popular heroine, Yao.
How Tencent’s investment strategy made it US$120 billion in 2020
Tencent made a total of about US$120 billion in 2020 through its minority stakes in about 100 listed companies. Such achievements are enough to make any venture capital company in Silicon Valley envious. Tencent is one of the largest and smartest technology investors in the world, holding shares in a range of companies, including Snap […]
China game live streaming revenues to double by 2021
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 […]
China online gaming users hit 540 million in 2020
China online gaming users have grown to about 540 million or 57.4% of total internet users in the first half of 2020. Mobile online games users reached 536 million or 57.5% of total mobile internet users. According to CNNIC, 25.8% of mobile apps in the Chinese market are games, the largest category by total number […]
Game streaming platform Huya mobile MAU up 39% in Q1 2020
China’s game live streaming platform Huya announced 47.8% growth in net revenues to RMB2,411.9 million (US$340.6 million) in Q1 2020 from RMB1,631.5 million in Q1 2019.
China gaming revenues rose 25% in Q1 2020
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.
Game live streaming platform Douyu revenues up 78% in Q4 2019
The game-centric live streaming platform in China Douyu reported an 8% growth YoY in monthly active users of 165.8 million in Q4 2019, from 153.5 million in Q4 2018. The average mobile MAUs in Q4 2019 increased by 29.3% to 54.4 million from 42.1 million in Q4 2018.
Social media company JOYY global mobile MAU over 485 million in 2019
JOYY, previously known as YY, saw its global average mobile MAUs grown to 485.2 million, 78.8% of which were from markets outside of China.
China’s online gaming market shrank by 10.8% in Q2 2018
China’s online gaming market decreased by 10.8% YoY to US$8.29 billion in Q2 2018. Mobile games accounted for 65.1%. Tencent is the biggest player with a share of 53.17%.
Apple’s App Store took US$3.57 bn from China in Q2 2018, up 25% YoY
Apple’s App Store generated 23.7 billion yuan (US$3.57 bn) from China in Q2 2018, up 25% over Q2 2017 (US$2.86 bn) and 6% over Q1 this year. Almost the same as Q1 2018, though mobile gaming apps accounted for the lion’s share of 79% in revenues, it only increased by 15% from Q2 2017, which is […]
WeChat launched rewarded video ads platform for mini-games
WeChat officially launched rewarded video ads platform for mini-program games. Advertisers can deliver rewarded video ads at specific mini-games scenes. Rewarded trigger lets brands get more exposures at mini-games By playing video ads while playing mini-games, users can get corresponding rewards, such as an extra life or bonus points. Meanwhile, only by watching the full […]
[INSIGHTS] China texas poker players exceeded 60 million
One day, the Beijing police clamped into a private dining room in the Dongcheng District, whereby a venture capital circle chief sat. At this point, the chief and his admirers are sitting around the Texas poker table with lots of chips on hand, and the phone screen filled with money transfers. The venture capital circle chief is Xu […]
Top 10 public companies by game revenues in 2016
Tencent is the number one public company ($10.2 bn) in the world by game revenues in 2016, followed by Sony ($7.88 bn) according to Newzoo. Another Chinese company Netease also made it to the top 10 ($4.2 bn) whose revenues grew by over 50%.