ByteDance headquarters in Beijing. ByteDance has long sought to rival Tencent in gaming, and it recently made its biggest acquisition yet towards that end. Photo: AFP ByteDance headquarters in Beijing. ByteDance has long sought to rival Tencent in gaming, and it recently made its biggest acquisition yet towards that end. Photo: AFP
ByteDance headquarters in Beijing. ByteDance has long sought to rival Tencent in gaming, and it recently made its biggest acquisition yet towards that end. Photo: AFP
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TikTok creator ByteDance snaps up the maker of the biggest mobile game in Southeast Asia, putting on an esports collision course with Tencent

  • ByteDance is acquiring Moonton Technology for an undisclosed amount amid an ongoing lawsuit with Tencent, which alleges intellectual property infringement
  • Moonton’s Mobile Legends: Bang Bang is one of the biggest mobile games in Southeast Asia, where Tencent has struggled to make headway with Honour of Kings

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ByteDance headquarters in Beijing. ByteDance has long sought to rival Tencent in gaming, and it recently made its biggest acquisition yet towards that end. Photo: AFP ByteDance headquarters in Beijing. ByteDance has long sought to rival Tencent in gaming, and it recently made its biggest acquisition yet towards that end. Photo: AFP
ByteDance headquarters in Beijing. ByteDance has long sought to rival Tencent in gaming, and it recently made its biggest acquisition yet towards that end. Photo: AFP
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