Attendees cheer during the League of Legends World Championship semi-final match between T1 and JDG in Atlanta, Georgia, October 29, 2022. Photo: AFP
Attendees cheer during the League of Legends World Championship semi-final match between T1 and JDG in Atlanta, Georgia, October 29, 2022. Photo: AFP

Tencent’s League of Legends spin-off wins Apple’s App Store award in bright spot for China’s gloomy games sector

  • The game was awarded China Game of the Year, the first time Apple created a separate category for a title from an individual country
  • China had 1.35 million apps in the App Store as of the end of 2021, down from 1.4 million at the end of 2020

Attendees cheer during the League of Legends World Championship semi-final match between T1 and JDG in Atlanta, Georgia, October 29, 2022. Photo: AFP
Attendees cheer during the League of Legends World Championship semi-final match between T1 and JDG in Atlanta, Georgia, October 29, 2022. Photo: AFP
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