A branch of China’s Ministry of Public Security posted a notice that certain games violate privacy and cybersecurity laws. Among them are Subway Surfers, Plants vs. Zombies 2 and other popular titles.
Apple announced changes to its App Store Guidelines. Cloud gaming services like Microsoft xCloud, Google Stadia and Nvidia GeForce Now can now technically exist on iOS. However, there’s a catch.
According to a new study by market researcher Niko Partners, there are 720 million gamers in China. 75 percent of those live outside the biggest cities. On a related note, smaller cities generate around 70% of game revenue.
Black Desert Online from Pearl Abyss has generated $1.7 billion in revenue since its launch in 2015. Of that, $700 million the game has brought in since April 2019.
Facebook told the European Commission that Apple enforces policies that privilege its own services and revenue streams to the detriment of others across its ecosystem.
In China, it’s challenging enough to get your game approved by the local regulators. However, as spotted by Niko Partners’ Daniel Ahmad, even obtaining the approval does not guarantee your game does not get delisted.
On Destiny‘s sixth anniversary, Bungie revealed that 167 million people have played the looter shooter since its debut.
A new survey found that 24% of Europeans were first introduced to video games during the coronavirus lockdown. Now that the strict lockdown restrictions have been lifted, the number of hours spent in games has begun to…
Microsoft announced it will include EA Play, Electronic Arts’ subscription service, in Xbox Game Pass Ultimate and Xbox Game Pass for PC later this year. This will come at no extra fee.