WeChat-based ranking games, foreign games and hacker apps are the three top trends in Chinese mobile game sector this October, according to China App Index released by Wandoujia, one of China’s leading Android app stores. This index comes after the company released the first edition this July.

1. WeChat Messenger Sends Waves through the Game Rankings

WeChat, China’s paramount messaging app, takes a step into mobile gaming industry with simple, but highly competitive gameplay. Tencent released six in-house games for WeChat platform since August, namely Rhythm Master, WeRunner (Tian Tian Ku Pao), Link Link, WePop (We Love Pang), Fight the Landlord, and Aircraft Fight. All of them enable players to login the game via WeChat or QQ profiles and share their scores to friends at the end of each round.

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Emma Lee

Emma Lee is Shanghai-based tech writer, covering startups and tech happenings in China and Asia in general. We are looking for stories related to tech and China. Reach her at lixin@technode.com.