Briefing: Bytedance forms internal platform to support live-streaming business

字节跳动搭建“直播大中台”,张一鸣想在广告之外寻觅第二台“赚钱机器” - 36Kr What happened: Bytedance has reportedly formed an internal platform to…


Weibo users support 'Apex Legends' blocking China gamers

An Apex Legends squad (Image credit: Respawn Entertainment). Many users of Chinese social media platform Weibo support…


Briefing: Bytedance solidifies move into gaming with acquisition

字节跳动收购三七互娱子公司上海墨鹍,加快布局游戏领域 - Jiemian What happened: Bytedance has acquired Mokun Technology, a subsidiary of gaming…


Briefing: Police in India arrest 10 for playing PUBG Mobile

After Rajkot ban, police arrest 10 for playing PUBG – The Indian Express What happened: Police in the western Indian…


Briefing: Tencent’s PUBG Mobile banned in four Indian cities

PUBG Mobile ban extends to two more Indian cities - International Business Times What happened: Four cities in the…


Briefing: Duoshan disappears from Tencent’s Android app store

腾讯屏蔽升级 应用宝全面封禁多闪 - ifeng What happened: Bytedance-owned social media app Duoshan can no longer be found on Tencent’s…


Chinese game industry to see consolidation in 2019: report

A significant number of smaller game developers could put themselves up for sale in 2019 due to regulatory changes,…


Briefing: Live-streaming platform Panda TV confirms bankruptcy in internal letter

疑似确认熊猫破产 张菊元:结束是无奈而理智的选择 - Sina News What happened: The chief operating officer of game live-streaming platform Panda…


Tencent’s Honour of Kings rakes in RMB 7 billion: report

Screenshot of the expansion pack on Tencent Games' official website (Image Credit: Tony Xu / TechNode) Tencent’s hit…


Briefing: Game live-streaming platform Panda TV may file for bankruptcy

王思聪旗下熊猫直播濒临破产?知情人士:已凉有平台挖人 - The Beijing News What happened: Livestreaming platform Panda TV will reportedly shut down…