Tencent has used its significant clout in China's mobile games industry to negotiate better revenue splits with third-party Android stores in the country, according to a report.
Marketplaces said to have agreed to the new deals include the Huawei and Xiaomi app stores, which are distributing titles such as Jian Wang 3 Mobile and PopKart Mobile. It's claimed that negotiations with Oppo and Vivo are ongoing.
According to the report, Tencent has attempted unsuccessfully in the past to negotiate better revenue splits.
Publishing rival NetEase meanwhile is said to have successfully struck a deal with Android stores to take a 70 per cent cut of Fantasy Westward Journey Mobile.
Tencent and NetEase are the two biggest publishers in China, dominating the top grossing charts each week. The success of the two companies has given them substantial clout in the Chinese games market, which appears to have been exerted in these recently reported cases to their benefit.
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