Tencent Holdings, publisher of blockbuster video game Honour of Kings, on Thursday received licences for two lesser-known functional mobile games. Photo: Reuters

Tencent, NetEase get new video game licences after nine-month freeze, clearing cloud of uncertainty

  • The State Administration of Press and Publications has now approved a total of 352 new game titles since March last year
Topic |   Video gaming

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Tencent Holdings, publisher of blockbuster video game Honour of Kings, on Thursday received licences for two lesser-known functional mobile games. Photo: Reuters
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The State Administration of Press and Publications on Tuesday published a list of 93 approved video games – the first batch of domestic titles the regulator reviewed this year and the third since it resumed licence approvals in December. Photo: Imaginechina

Tencent, NetEase miss out again as Chinese government approves third round of video game licences

  • After a nine-month freeze, regulators have approved a total of 257 video games to be published in China
Topic |   Video gaming

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The State Administration of Press and Publications on Tuesday published a list of 93 approved video games – the first batch of domestic titles the regulator reviewed this year and the third since it resumed licence approvals in December. Photo: Imaginechina
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