A Tencent Games sign is seen at the China Digital Entertainment Expo and Conference (ChinaJoy) in Shanghai, July 31, 2020. Photo: Reuters A Tencent Games sign is seen at the China Digital Entertainment Expo and Conference (ChinaJoy) in Shanghai, July 31, 2020. Photo: Reuters
A Tencent Games sign is seen at the China Digital Entertainment Expo and Conference (ChinaJoy) in Shanghai, July 31, 2020. Photo: Reuters

China’s antitrust regulator blocks Tencent’s US$5.3 billion merger of game streamers Huya and Douyu in landmark anti-monopoly case

  • Huya and Douyu announced a merger deal last October to create a US$5.3 billion giant with almost 300 million monthly active mobile users
  • The aborted merger is the latest blow to China’s tech sector as regulators step up their scrutiny of monopolistic behaviour

Topic |   Video gaming
A Tencent Games sign is seen at the China Digital Entertainment Expo and Conference (ChinaJoy) in Shanghai, July 31, 2020. Photo: Reuters A Tencent Games sign is seen at the China Digital Entertainment Expo and Conference (ChinaJoy) in Shanghai, July 31, 2020. Photo: Reuters
A Tencent Games sign is seen at the China Digital Entertainment Expo and Conference (ChinaJoy) in Shanghai, July 31, 2020. Photo: Reuters
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