Tencent releases Nekki's 90 million downloaded Shadow Fight 2 in China

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Tencent releases Nekki's 90 million downloaded Shadow Fight 2 in China

Russian mobile developer Nekki has hooked up with Tencent to bring its fighting RPG Shadow Fight 2 to China.

The game has already racked up over 90 million downloads in the west since it was released in 2014.

Now available in China through Tencent's MyApp channel, the game has been localised and adapted to support the preferred payment methods of Chinese players.

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"With its top-notch distribution infrastructure and deep market understanding, we see Tencent as the best partner to unleash our popular Shadow Fight 2 brand in China," commented Nekki CEO Dmitry Terekhin.

"Shadow Fight 2 has inspired strong emotions in players throughout the world, and our goal is to now bring it to Chinese gamers so they can enjoy the game's intense fighting action no matter where they are.

"Shadow Fight 2's release on is sure to help us reach and retain the enormous Chinese audience."

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