Tencent Games

"PUBG Mobile Lite" Adds A New Content Update

“PUBG Mobile Lite” Adds A New 14.1 Content Update

Tencent Games and PUBG Corp. have added a new update to PUBG Mobile Lite this week, as 0.14.1 will add in some new features and season content. We have the full details of what’s been included for you below, but basically you’re getting new vehicles, a title system, an awesome arcade mode, new speedier vehicles, […]

“Call Of Duty: Mobile” Will Officially Launch On October 1st

Activision and Tencent Games announced that Call Of Duty: Mobile will officially launch on iOS and Android on October 1st. The game will be totally free to play at launch, and will most likely work like other mobile games of the same type where purchases of additional items can be made through the store. You […]

"Ring Of Elysium" 2019 Amazon Cup Will Kick Off Tomorrow

“Ring Of Elysium” 2019 Amazon Cup Will Kick Off Tomorrow

Tencent Games will be kicking off the Ring Of Elysium 2019 Amazon Cup this weekend as players will fight for a 60k prize pool. A bit of a twist this time around as streamers Michael “Shroud” Grzesiek will serve as the wildcard team captain for the United States team, while Sebastian Hans Eli “Forsen” Fors […]

"PUBG Mobile" Receives The Royale Pass Season 8

“PUBG Mobile” Receives The Royale Pass For Season Eight

Tencent Games and PUBG Corp. have released the full version 0.13.5 of PUBG Mobile this week, including the Royal Pass for Season 8. Along with some upgrades to the game, a new Royale Pass, and a third-person perspective mode, and updates to Team Deathmatch Mode, you also get a new weapon in the  PP-19 submachine gun. […]

Ring of Elysium Adds a Volcano Map for Season 2

Aurora Studios announced Ring of Elysium‘s Adventurer Pass Season 2 and a new gameplay update will launch on January 16th. The gameplay update includes three new characters and modes of transportation, as well as a new map, which is set around an active volcano. The new map brings players to a Mediterranean-inspired locale called Europa Island, […]

China Approves Several Games Except for Tencent Games

No one ever said that the Chinese approval process for video games ever made sense, but what makes less sense is them leaving Tencent Games off the list. The State Administration of Press, Publication, Radio, Film and Television (yes, that’s a real governing body there) approved 80 online games, but for some reason excluded games from […]

Tencent Partners with SLIVER.tv for New Esports Channel

This morning, Tencent Games announced a new partnership with SLIVER.tv for a new esports channel on the way, powered by Theta Network. While the channel hasn’t been launched yet, the plan is to show off streams from famous gaming entities like FaZe Clan, Method, NRG, and will include programmings like interactive predictions, trivia, and prizes for […]

Path of Exile Bestiary

Tencent Acquires Majority Stake in Path of Exile Dev Grinding Gear

In a Q&A on the Path of Exile forum (via Gamasutra), developer Grinding Gear Games has announced that Chinese publisher Tencent Games has acquired a majority stake in the development studio. This news does not mean that Grinding Gear Games is now part of Tencent, and the studio insists that the stake won’t change how they operate. […]

PUBG Mobile Adds Miramar Map and New Progress Mission

The latest patch for PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds Mobile adds the Miramar desert map, a new progress mission, as well as language-specific chat channels, a new shop, and secret stash. Tencent revealed the news on Twitter, alongside a brief rundown of the patch’s biggest additions. Welcome to #PUBGMOBILE050. ✔️ Miramar Map✔️ Season 2✔️ Progress Missions✔️ Secret Stash✔️ Local […]

Tencent Games’s Parent Company Invests in Skydance

Skydance Media, LLC, the media company best known for various film projects as well as the video game Archangel, announced this week that they have entered into a partnership with Tencent Holdings, the parent company of Arena of Valor developer Tencent Games. As part of that partnership, Tencent is now an investor in Skydance. The partnership […]

Arena of Valor

Arena of Valor is a Proper MOBA, Just One on Your Phone

Timi Studio and Tencent Games’ Arena of Valor is viewed as the king of mobile MMOs for a very good reason. The game has pretty great 3D graphics, with an attractive art style, and features easy controls. But Arena of Valor is a MOBA which kind of derails that “king of mobile MMOs” title. Still, the game […]

Nintendo Switch Gets A Closed Beta For Arena Of Valor

Tencent Games have announced that sometime this winter, a closed beta for Arena Of Valor will come to the Nintendo Switch as a preamble for the game being released on the console later in 2018. As of right now, the beta is only planned for European players, but it stands to reason that a North […]

Arena of Valor is Launching in North America Tomorrow

Chinese game publishing giant Tencent Games is bringing their massively popular mobile MOBA Arena of Valor to North America tomorrow.  Arena of Valor may have only just started stretching outside of China, the game already has over 200 million registered players and regularly hits 80 million daily active users. As IGN reports, Arena of Valor “absolutely dwarfs even its […]