All publications by tag «Tencent»
Tencent supports Microsoft’s acquisition of Activision Blizzard, at least one Chinese company expresses concern
While Microsoft’s proposed acquisition of Activision Blizzard is under regulatory scrutiny in the West, some Chinese companies have supported the deal. The country’s gaming giant Tencent is reported to be one of them.
Tencent to double down on its child protection measures as China’s crusade against gaming addiction continues
China has no plans to ease its regulations aimed at protecting minors from gaming addiction. Tencent has already expressed its readiness to help the government in the new phase of this protracted fight.
Tencent CEO Pony Ma lashes out at employees, accusing them of laziness, wastefulness, and corruption
Pony Ma, co-founder and CEO of Chinese tech giant Tencent, has delivered an angry address to employees. He criticized almost every division of the company, warning that some of the businesses might be closed in the face of the crisis.
PlayStation ex-boss Shawn Layden joins Tencent as Chinese tech giant seeks new global opportunities
Shawn Layden, the former head of Sony Interactive Entertainment, has joined Tencent Games as a strategic advisor. He will help the Chinese tech giant strengthen its positions in the global games market.
Yves Guillemot on Ubisoft’s future after Tencent deal: “We can do whatever we want”
Ubisoft CEO Yves Guillemot has opened up Tencent’s recent investment in Guillemot Brothers Ltd. He noted that this deal won’t affect the company’s independence in any way, while also commenting on the latest share price drop.
Former Assassin’s Creed director found new job at Tencent after his controversial departure from Ubisoft
Ashraf Ismail stepped down from a top position at Ubisoft in 2020 following allegations of misconduct. However, it’s been revealed that he quickly managed to find a new job at one of Tencent’s subsidiaries.
Report: Roblox expected Tencent to clone its gaming platform for Chinese players
Roblox had to take several steps to comply with China’s censorship, a new portion of leaked internal documents has revealed. The company also expected Tencent to clone the game and make its own version for the local audience.