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    1. Former EA, Zynga execs to launch debut cell title RPG Cube: Heroes of Whitestone on January 18

    Wimo Video games has revealed that RPG Cube: Heroes of Whitestone, its debut cell title, will launch on iOS and Android on January 18, 2022.

    Heroes of Whitestone is a “tabletop-inspired” character battler RPG the place gamers rally adventurers by way of turn-based battles.

    2. Freeze on video games sees round 14,000 studios shut in China in 2021

    An estimated 14,000 video games growth studios have shut down since a freeze on new video games licences in China.

    The Nationwide Press and Publication Administration, tasked with approving new video games in China, has not revealed an inventory of authorised titles since July 2021.

    3. Roblox removes Chinese language app LuoBuLesi to rebuild

    Since launching in July 2021, Roblox has now eliminated its LuoBuLesi app from the Chinese language market.

    The sport was launched as a platform distinct from the worldwide Roblox in a partnership between Roblox and a Tencent affiliate, and vanished from mainland app shops on December 8, 2021.

    4. Tencent raises $3 billion from sale of Sea Group shares

    Tencent has raised $3 billion after reducing its share in Singapore tech agency Sea Group, a holding firm for e-commerce platform Shopee and Free Hearth developer Garena.

    Tencent nonetheless maintains a considerable majority share in Sea Group which it plans to protect. Sea revealed that Tencent has additionally decreased its voting share within the firm to 10 per cent.

    5. In-game advertisements anticipated to generate $14 billion by 2028

    Analysis Dive has prompt that in-game promoting strategies have precipitated substantial development throughout the video games business.

    This comes in line with a brand new report from the agency which predicts that by 2028, the in-game promoting market will develop at a CAGR of 11.2 per cent from final yr and can generate nearly $14 billion.

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