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Forget GDC, the most read story last week was the news that Dragon Ball Z: Dokkan Battle has racked up some $1.6 billion in lifetime revenue and continues to grow.
Hot on the heels of Activision and Tencent’s plans to bring Call of Duty Mobile from China to the West, Chinese publishing rival NetEase has plans to launch another shooter of its own. It’s not a battle royale, but NetEase might hope the squad-based shooter can replicate some of the success it’s seen with the smash hit Knives Out.
Messaging app WeChat is used by more than one billion users and now its opening up its Mini Games service for developers in a move that expands the ever-growing chat app games market.
UK developer Neon Play shifted back to hyper-casual games development last summer, a move that has paid dividends for the studio. It’s title Roller Splat, published by Voodoo, has racked up more than 10 million downloads and has been the top game in 57 countries.
The IMGAs returned to GDC last week, with indie darling Mountains picking up the Grand Prix award thanks to its work on Florence. There were 16 awards up for grabs in total and you can see all the winners right here.
As a bonus to our top five, don't forget to catch up on all the key GDC news for the mobile games industry in our handy event roundup.