The acquisition of Moonton in March marked ByteDance’s biggest investment in video games to date. Photo: AFP
The acquisition of Moonton in March marked ByteDance’s biggest investment in video games to date. Photo: AFP

ByteDance’s gaming chief sets out global ambition to rival Nintendo and Blizzard after US$4 billion Moonton deal

  • The operator of hit app TikTok has been expanding into the gaming industry by hiring more than 3,000 people for its gaming unit within just three years
  • Yan Shou said that there is now a golden opportunity for Chinese gaming companies to further expand into the global market

The acquisition of Moonton in March marked ByteDance’s biggest investment in video games to date. Photo: AFP
The acquisition of Moonton in March marked ByteDance’s biggest investment in video games to date. Photo: AFP
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