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Tencent annouce Q3 profits, with PUBG mobile revenue increase

Yesterday, Tencent Holdings reported its earnings for the period ending September 30, Chinese multinational investment holding company. The organisation posted net income in the third quarter of 2018 at $97.2B ($13.9B), a rise of 21%. The total revenues from Tencent’s online games increased to ¥28.5B ($4.07B) by 11% year-on-year (YoJ). Overall sales of mobile games […]

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HyperX to sponsor PUBG Global Championship

Gaming peripherals company HyperX has been confirmed as an official sponsor for the PUBG Global Championship.  The deal marks a continuation of HyperX’s partnership with PUBG Corp. following its sponsorship of the PUBG Nations Cup. Logo credits: PUBG Corp., HyperX RELATED: Sources: PUBG Corp. cancels revenue share items for Global Championship Stephanie Winkler, Strategic Marketing Manager at HyperX discussed the sponsorship in […]

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This week in Chinese esports: Peacekeeper Elite League

As part of our partnership with China Electronic Athletics, we’re now bringing you the biggest headlines from the esports industry in China every week. This week in Chinese esports saw the launch of the Peacekeeper Elite League, the nation’s first professional PUBG Mobile league. First Chinese PUBG Mobile professional league PEL kicks off Photo credit: Peacekeeper Elite […]

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PUBG sees huge decline in numbers in past 22 months

Player Unknown Battlegrounds wasn’t a great year because it is 82% less than the highest position of January 18. The average number of players has to lie about 288,848 in the past few weeks compared to 1,584,886 players in January 2018. That’s a huge drop without a particular reason, unexplained. Tit Tencent struggles with regular […]

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Call of Duty mobile now outranks PUBG mobile

Call of Duty is currently the most popular smartphone game, followed by another Battle Royale title, “PUBG Mobile” according to the U.S. digital media firm ranker.com. These are live settings for 100 players in the famous Battle Royale Games. Such games are regularly updated and kept up to date. “These games have two strengths. One […]

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Sources: PUBG Corp. cancels revenue share items for Global Championship

PUBG Corp. is set to announce a cancellation to in-game team-branded items for those set to compete in its PUBG Global Championship. An email obtained by Esports Insider states that the revenue-sharing items have been cancelled due to “challenges and concerns” from its Premium Dev Unit (PDU). Image credit: PUBG Corp. RELATED: Sources: PUBG Corp. responsible […]

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G2 Esports enters strategic partnership with Hdac Technology

Berlin-based organisation G2 Esports has entered a strategic partnership with blockchain technology company Hdac Technology. As part of the deal, Hdac Technology will act as a jersey sponsor for G2 Esports’ Counter-Strike: Global Offensive and PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds teams. Image credit: G2 Esports RELATED: G2 Esports delivers partnership with Domino’s for LoL Worlds G2 Esports and Hdac […]