25 09, 2016

SAPPRFT Delayed Date for Licenses on Mobile Games Under New Regulations

2017-01-15T14:38:55-08:00September 25th, 2016|Categories: China, Mobile Game Industry, The9|

Happy Mid-Autumn Festival! This past weekend, September 15th through the 18th, China celebrated its Mid-Autumn Festival. This annual festival is held on the 15th day of the 8th month of the lunar calendar with full moon at night. We hope you all got to enjoy a mooncake or two! The9 Obtains Rights for a Crossfire Mobile [...]

4 12, 2015

The9 Obtains Exclusive License for Crossfire 2 in China

2015-12-04T10:33:55-08:00December 4th, 2015|Categories: China, Southeast Asia, The9|

IMF Includes Renminbi as a Main World Currency The IMF's announced its decision to include the Renminbi as a reserve currency in the Special Drawing Rights (SDR) basket of currencies alongside only the Yen, Dollar, Euro and Pound. This is a reflection of the opening up of the Chinese economy and the release of currency controls, [...]

30 07, 2014

Niko Interview on the Xbox in China

2014-07-30T08:32:29-07:00July 30th, 2014|Categories: China, Conferences, Consoles, Qihoo 360, Southeast Asia, The9|

Meet Niko Partners at ChinaJoy Xiaofeng Zeng will attend ChinaJoy in Shanghai July 31 - August 4, 2014. Please contact Xiaofeng or Lisa to set up a meeting and learn about how Niko's research services can help your company succeed in Asia. Note: Beware all you ChinaJoy travelers - this is a summer of massive flight [...]

27 03, 2014

Niko News Roundup: Tencent’s Q4 Results

2014-03-27T09:44:11-07:00March 27th, 2014|Categories: China, Consoles, Tencent, The9|

Tencent's Q4 Results Tencent is the most important online game company in China based on it having the largest market share. The company released its Q4 financial report and these are the summarized statistics: Q4 Revenue: RMB16.97 billion, increased by 40% YOY. Q4 Net profit: RMB 3.93 billion, increased by 13%. 2013 total revenue: RMB 60.44 [...]

13 03, 2014

Niko News Roundup: ZTE & The9 Announce Fun Box Console

2014-03-13T07:44:46-07:00March 13th, 2014|Categories: China, Consoles, Mobile Game Industry, The9|

Fun Box Console ZTE, China's 2nd biggest maker of phone-network equipment, formed a JV with Chinese online game operator The9 to make a game console. The venture is called ZTE9 Network Technology and the product is the Fun Box, due to be released this month. It is powered by Nvidia's Tegra 4 chip and will be [...]

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