Latest Deals

Date Type Companies involved Size
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 Entertainment
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
May 21st, 2018 acquisition iCandy Interactive $0.2m
Alien Path publisher iCandy buys Indonesian Hollywhoot developer Joyseed
May 17th, 2018 partnership Capcom
nWay
Not disclosed
Street Fighter characters touch down in Power Rangers: Legacy Wars
May 16th, 2018 partnership Gamevil
Slightly Mad Studios
Not disclosed
Slightly Mad partners with Gamevil for new Project Cars mobile game
May 10th, 2018 partnership Animoca Brands Not disclosed
Animoca Brands nabs investment to create AI-based exercise app
May 9th, 2018 partnership Tencent Not disclosed
Tencent signs strategic partnership with UK's Department for International Trade
Apr 27th, 2018 partnership Nintendo
Cygames
Not disclosed
Nintendo taps up Cygames for new RPG game Dragalia Lost
Apr 25th, 2018 partnership Tencent
Wizards of the Coast
Not disclosed
Tencent to publish new Magic: The Gathering games in China
Apr 24th, 2018 investment Epic Games
Tencent
$15m
Tencent backs Fortnite China release with $15 million investment
Apr 19th, 2018 partnership PlatinumGames Inc.
DeNA
Not disclosed
Platinum partners with DENA for Okami spiritual successor World of Demons
Apr 18th, 2018 partnership Nazara Games Not disclosed
Indian publisher Nazara partners up with Royal Challengers Bangalore for second mobile game
Apr 11th, 2018 acquisition NetDragon Websoft $137.5m
Chinese developer NetDragon buys online learning community Edmodo for $138 million
Apr 10th, 2018 investment Altered Ventures $36m
New VC fund Altered Ventures plots $36 million investment focusing on emerging markets
Apr 9th, 2018 partnership Tencent
Age of Learning
Not disclosed
Tencent partners with Age of Learning to bring ABCmouse English curriculum to China
Apr 5th, 2018 acquisition Netmarble
Big Hit Entertainment
$190m
Publishing giant Netmarble picks up stake in K-pop label Big Hit Entertainment for $190m
Apr 4th, 2018 partnership GREE
Crunchyroll
Sumitomo Corporation
Not disclosed
Crunchyroll launches its first anime-based mobile game Memoria Freese in the West
Apr 3rd, 2018 investment Shanda Games
Kakao Corp
$9.4m
China’s Shanda Games invests $9.4 million in Kakao Games
Apr 3rd, 2018 other Supercell Not disclosed
World's top esports teams flock to Supercell's Clash Royale League
Mar 28th, 2018 other ALAX
Gionee
Not disclosed
ALAX signs blockchain games distribution deal with OEM Gionee
Mar 27th, 2018 investment $93m
South Korean cryptocurrency operator Dunamu to invest $93 million in blockchain technology
Mar 19th, 2018 partnership Rakuten
Gamee
Not disclosed
Gamee teams up with Viber to bring social gaming to 1 billion users
Mar 15th, 2018 partnership Alibaba
Super Evil Megacorp
Not disclosed
Super Evil Megacorp partners with Alibaba to bring Vainglory to World Electronic Sports Games
Mar 15th, 2018 partnership Flaregames
Yeahmobi
Not disclosed
Flaregames sets its sights on solving China's publishing problems with Yeahmobi partnership
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