Tencent snags rights to publish Game of Thrones: Winter is Coming to China

Date Type Companies involved Size
July 4th, 2018 partnership Tencent
Yoozoo Games
Not disclosed
Tencent snags rights to publish Game of Thrones: Winter is Coming to China

Internet behemoth Tencent has landed the rights to publish Yoozoo’s upcoming Game of Thrones title in China.

According to Beijing Business Daily, Tencent will obtain the exclusive agency rights and related rights to Game of Thrones: Winter is Coming and will provide corresponding software technical support.

The price of the deal was not disclosed.

Winter is coming (to mobile)

Shanghai-based games developer Yoozoo originally acquired the rights to make the game from Warner Brother last summer.

Based on HBO's long-spanning TV series, the game has been described by the developer as a war strategy game.

Players will also be able to interact with various characters from the houses of Westeros, spanning different periods of the saga.

It is currently slated for a release on mobile but no date has been revealed.

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Iain is a freelance writer based in Scotland with a penchant for indies and all things Nintendo. Alongside PocketGamer.Biz, he has also appeared in Kotaku, Rock Paper Shotgun, PCGamesN and VG24/7.


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