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Niko Partners expects total number of game licenses in China to top 1,000 for first time since 2020
China is gradually softening its stance on the video game approval process. According to the latest forecast from Niko Partners, the local regulator will issue twice as many licenses this year as in 2022.
Report: Chinese games market revenue to fall to $45 billion in 2022, first decline in 20 years
The Chinese video game market is expected to decline in 2022, according to the latest data by Niko Partners. There are many reasons for the downfall, including lower mobile spending and restrictive regulations.
Niko Partners: China’s mobile and PC game market to reach over $55 billion in 2026
China’s video game market will surpass $55 billion by 2026, according to the latest Niko Partners report. Analysts expect mobile to still account for the vast majority of total revenue, with the number of domestic players reaching 730 million people.
Chinese regulators limit potential of domestic console market, but indie devs to fill content gap
The console market is still relatively small in China due to its strict regulatory environment. However, domestic indie developers are now trying to fill this content gap by producing more games that appeal to the audience.
China implements new age rating system for video games
A new age rating system for video games has been officially implemented in Mainland China today. The authority behind the initiative is called the China Audio-Video and Digital Publishing Association Technical Committee for Group Standardization.