Tencent is working with its US subsidiary Riot Games to develop a mobile version of popular multiplayer online battle arena (MOBA) game “League of Legends,” Reuters reported, citing three sources with knowledge of the matter.

It is not the first attempt from the two companies at creating a mobile version of the highly profitable MOBA title, which brought in $1.4 billion in 2018. According to Chinese game news outlet GameLook, Tencent and Riot Games had previously created demos for several prototypes.

Tencent declined to comment when reached by TechNode.

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Tony Xu

Tony Xu is Shanghai-based tech reporter. Connect with him via e-mail: tony.xu@technode.com