Riot Games, developer of popular eSports shooter Valorant, has announced that it’s opening a new studio in Shanghai, China.
Niko Partners has reported that they project the Chinese game console market will approach $2.5 billion by the year 2025.
Microsoft has finally revealed the Chinese release date for the Xbox Series X/S. The consoles are coming to the region next month.
Sony has revealed that they’re planning to launch the PS5 into the Chinese market in Q2 2021.
Tencent has confirmed that 1 million Nintendo Switch consoles have been shipped in China since the console launched in December 2019.
China Audio-Video and Digital Publishing Association, China’s regulation body, introduced a new age-rating system for games in the country.
In both the US and China, the Nintendo Switch has seen some impressive sales figures, even in November 2020 against two brand new consoles.
Niko Partners expect that console games will generate over $2 billion per year by the year 2024 in China.
Animal Crossing: New Horizons has been removed from China’s biggest e-commerce website as some players used the game for sharing political messages.
The Nintendo Switch officially launched in China earlier this week and sold an estimated 50,000 units in the two days it was available in the region.