Latest Deals

Date Type Companies involved Size
Oct 2nd, 2018 acquisition Animoca Brands
Zeroth
$1m
Animoca Brands picks up majority stake in AI accelerator Zeroth for $1m
Sep 28th, 2018 acquisition Dr. Panda Not disclosed
Chinese tutoring services provider snaps up chidren's apps developer Dr. Panda
Sep 20th, 2018 license Tencent
Lego
Not disclosed
Tencent and LEGO unveil mobile open-sandbox game LEGO Cube for China
Sep 7th, 2018 investment Daybreak Game Company
NantWorks
Not disclosed
NantWorks invests in H1Z1 developer Daybreak and forms new publishing division
Sep 6th, 2018 acquisition CCP
Pearl Abyss
$425m
South Korean publisher Pearl Abyss acquires Eve Online studio CCP for $425 million
Aug 31st, 2018 partnership Square Enix
Tencent
Not disclosed
Tencent and Square Enix team up to form new company and develop triple-A franchise
Aug 10th, 2018 investment Quizizz $3m
Indian learning platform Quizizz raises over $3 million in funding
Aug 8th, 2018 partnership Tower Studios
China Mobile
Not disclosed
Sociable Soccer dev Tower Studios snags China publishing deal with China Mobile
Aug 6th, 2018 license BBC Worldwide
Bandai Namco
Not disclosed
Bandai Namco soft-launches Doctor Who collectible card game on Android
Aug 3rd, 2018 investment Kakao Corp $16.8m
Kakao Games makes a third $16.8 million investment in esports developer Neptune
Aug 2nd, 2018 partnership Tencent
Activision
Not disclosed
Activision working with Tencent on new Call of Duty mobile game for China
Jul 27th, 2018 investment NetEase
Improbable
$50m
NetEase invests $50m in UK tech company Improbable
Jul 27th, 2018 partnership Animoca Brands $0.7m
Beijing Bosi Interactive secures exclusive $740k deal with Animoca Brands to distribute Crazy Kings in China
Jul 23rd, 2018 acquisition Keywords Studios
Yokozuna Data
Not disclosed
Keywords snaps up predictive analytics outfit Yokozuna Data from Silicon Studio in $1.5m deal
Jul 19th, 2018 acquisition Skymoons Interactive
iQIYI
$190m
China’s iQIYI acquires developer Skymoons in deal worth up to $300 million
Jul 12th, 2018 investment HTC
Animoca Brands
$4.5m
Mobile publisher Animoca Brands raises $4.5 million through over-subscribed share placement
Jul 4th, 2018 partnership Tencent
Yoozoo Games
Not disclosed
Tencent snags rights to publish Game of Thrones: Winter is Coming to China
Jul 3rd, 2018 investment Oasis Games
Iron Mountain
$3m
Oasis Games heads up $3 million investment in Austrian indie developer Iron Mountain
Jul 3rd, 2018 acquisition Nazara Games Not disclosed
Indian publisher Nazara acquires minority stake in quiz studio Crimzoncode
Jun 22nd, 2018 acquisition Delusion Studio
Bluehole Studios
Not disclosed
Report: PUBG developer Bluehole snaps up mobile studio Delusion Studio
Jun 21st, 2018 investment Mighty Bear Games Not disclosed
Singapore dev Mighty Bear Games fetches several million dollars in seed funding round
Jun 15th, 2018 partnership Com2uS Not disclosed
Com2us reveals Skylanders Ring of Heroes mobile game but appears to ditch toys-to-life aspect
Jun 15th, 2018 acquisition Tencent
bluehole
$0m
500m
Report: Tencent set to acquire 10% of PUBG developer Bluehole for $500 million
Jun 8th, 2018 partnership CCP
NetEase
Not disclosed
CCP Games teams up with NetEase for new Eve Online mobile game
Jun 6th, 2018 partnership Tencent
Razer
ESL
Not disclosed
Tencent makes E3 debut, partners with ESL and Razer to host Arena of Valor tournament
Jun 5th, 2018 partnership Taptica
Seasun Games
Not disclosed
Chinese dev Seasun cracks South Korean market with Clans: Shadow of the Moon
Jun 4th, 2018 investment Tencent
Hero Entertainment
Not disclosed
Tencent invests in Chinese esports tournament operator VSPN
Jun 4th, 2018 investment Bungie
NetEase
$100m
Destiny developer Bungie could be set for mobile push following $100m investment from NetEase
May 29th, 2018 partnership Google
Xiaomi
Not disclosed
Google’s ARCore heads to China
May 25th, 2018 partnership Not disclosed
Canada’s Throwback Entertainment inks co-development deal with South Korea’s Leanup
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