14 10, 2021

Harry Potter: Magic Awakened – What’s behind China’s most successful game launch of the year?

2021-10-14T12:31:28-07:00October 14th, 2021|Categories: China, NetEase|

Harry Potter: Magic Awakened, which launched in mainland China (first market worldwide) on iOS, Android, and PC on September 9, 2021 has had the most successful video game launch of this year in the country. Harry Potter: Magic Awakened was developed by NetEase with support from Portkey Games and is an RPG game with card-based combat that takes place in the Harry Potter universe [...]

16 05, 2021

NetEase Earnings Preview

2021-05-17T07:59:07-07:00May 16th, 2021|Categories: Earnings, NetEase|

NetEase (NTES) will announce its first quarter results for calendar 2021 on May 18th. NetEase is the #2 games company in China and was one of the only companies to report growth across both PC and mobile games in 2020. NetEase titles continued to perform well in Q1 2021 based on data from Niko’s China Games [...]

17 06, 2019

NetEase Games Strategy 2020 – a free report

2021-11-18T07:09:31-08:00June 17th, 2019|Categories: NetEase|

NetEase is a Chinese internet technology company founded in 1997 that provides services across content, community, communication and commerce. It is the second largest video game company in China, operating more than 140 mobile and PC games across a wide variety of genres. NetEase is known for its high quality self-developed IP, for localising hit foreign [...]

7 09, 2017

China bans ICOs, Apple accepts WeChat Pay, the key to Honor of Kings success

2017-09-11T13:18:48-07:00September 7th, 2017|Categories: China, Esports, Honor of Kings, Mobile Games, NetEase, Perfect World, Uncategorized|

China bans fundraising through ICOs China has banned and made illegal the practice of raising funds through digital token based initial coin offerings (ICO). The rise of cryptocurrencies has led to $2.2 billion having been raised through ICOs this year alone. Chinese regulators have described initial coin offerings as “a form of unapproved illegal public financing” [...]

18 08, 2017

China Unicom to Raise $11.7 Billion from Private Firms

2017-08-18T12:49:48-07:00August 18th, 2017|Categories: China, China Telecom, Chinese Taipei, Esports, NetEase|

China Unicom to Raise $11.7 Billion from Private Firms China Unicom is said to be raising $11.7 billion from investors including the likes of Tencent and Alibaba. China Unicom will be the first of the state-run telecom entities to receive private capital and mixed ownership. China Mobile is still the world's largest mobile phone operator in [...]

13 02, 2017

Chinese Companies Hold 46% Mobile Phone Market In India

2017-03-06T20:30:50-08:00February 13th, 2017|Categories: Consoles, Mobile Games, NetEase|

Chinese Companies Hold 46% Mobile Phone Market In India According to Counterpoint Research, Chinese companies were listed as four of the top five smartphone brands in India as of 2016. Vivo, Xiaomi, Lenovo and Oppo (which is now leading the way in China) were the four brands eating up India's market share. Samsung led the way, [...]

23 11, 2016

NetEase Challenges Tencent’s Stronghold On Mobile Publishing

2017-03-06T20:30:51-08:00November 23rd, 2016|Categories: China, Mobile Game Industry, NetEase, Tencent, Xiaomi|

NetEase Challenges Tencent's Stronghold On Mobile Publishing According to App Annie, NetEase has now replaced Tencent as the top mobile publisher by revenue worldwide as the company's apps continue to grow in China. "The big reason here for NetEase's surge is that it has the top two most lucrative games worldwide with the card-battling Onmyoji game [...]

3 10, 2016

Wanda Goes Head-to-Head with Disney

2017-01-15T14:38:55-08:00October 3rd, 2016|Categories: Consoles, Mobile Game Industry, NetEase|

Blizzard & NetEase Renew Their Partnership Blizzard and NetEase will be entering their ninth year of partnering together to bring Blizzard's popular games to Chinese audiences. These games include World of Warcraft, StarCraft II, Diablo III, Hearthstone, Heroes of the Storm, and Overwatch. The9, the operator who previously held the contract with Blizzard to bring their [...]

5 09, 2016

Tencent & NetEase Make Up the Majority of China’s Mobile Games Market

2017-01-15T14:38:56-08:00September 5th, 2016|Categories: China, NetEase, Tencent, Vietnam|

Pokemon Go Unavailable in China Niko Partners' analyst Daniel Ahmad was quoted this week by Business Insider on how Pokemon Go has still not entered China. "'Pokémon Go' relies on Google Services for the game to run correctly," Daniel told Business Insider in an email exchange. "The game itself uses Google Maps as the game world [...]

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