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Disney shuts down Star Wars: Rivals, Honor of Kings takes $3.5bn in revenue and Tencent unveil Lego Cube

Disney shuts down Star Wars: Rivals, Honor of Kings takes $3.5bn in revenue and Tencent unveil Lego Cube

The most read article right here on PocketGamer.biz lat week was the news that Disney has decided to shut down Star Wars: Rivals over a year after it was soft-launched.

In-app purchases were taken offline as of September 11th and the game itself will officially close on October 11th.

Second up was the news that Tencent’s Honor of Kings has raked in over $3.5 billion in global revenue, with China still providing the lion share of income despite steady growth abroad.

Lego Cube, fraudulent app installs and BlueStacks

Following on, Tencent and LEGO unveiled the first mobile game to come from their partnership, which is an open-sandbox game called LEGO Cube.

Rounding off, Machine Advertising MD Gary Danks dived into the fraudulent install rate on mobile games apps, and we caught up with BlueStacks to talk about its android games-based PC platform.


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