While app-based live game show HQ Trivia took the US by storm in 2017, app-based quiz shows are also gaining popularity in China with more and more apps launching since the end of 2017.

As the live game show app Chongdingdahui (冲顶大会) went live in the end of 2017, more and more apps like Zhishichaoren (芝士超人 in Chinese, meaning “Cheese Superman”) and Millionaire Hero powered by ixigua.com have gone viral following the surging popularity of live game apps.

It’s worth noting that Chongdingdahui has seen over 5.64 million installed users as of January 14, whereas Zhishichaoren has over 2.09 million users, according to a report from the Chinese mobile data research firm Jiguang.

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