Tencent Holdings, which runs the world’s largest video games business as well as China’s biggest social media and messaging platforms, wants app distributors to cough up more revenue. Illustration: Emilio Rivera

Tencent said to be in talks for bigger cut of video game sales from mobile app stores

  • The gaming and social media giant is seeking as much as 70 per cent of the sales generated from its games
Topic |   Tencent

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Tencent Holdings, which runs the world’s largest video games business as well as China’s biggest social media and messaging platforms, wants app distributors to cough up more revenue. Illustration: Emilio Rivera
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Young boys play the game “Honour of Kings” by Tencent, during an event inside a shopping mall in Handan, Hebei province, China August 5, 2018. Photo: Reuters

Tencent and other game producers in China are trying to show self-regulation with age rating system

  • The proposal, devised by more than 10 of China’s biggest game producers, aims to divide players into four age categories
Topic |   Video gaming

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Young boys play the game “Honour of Kings” by Tencent, during an event inside a shopping mall in Handan, Hebei province, China August 5, 2018. Photo: Reuters
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