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China's Digital Game Market Posted 16% Revenue Growth Last Month, Report Says
Chen Juan
DATE:  Aug 25 2017
/ SOURCE:  Yicai
China's Digital Game Market Posted 16% Revenue Growth Last Month, Report Says China's Digital Game Market Posted 16% Revenue Growth Last Month, Report Says

(Yicai Global) Aug. 25 -- China's digital game market posted 16-percent annual revenue growth last month, and Honor of Kings, a game developed by Chinese internet behemoth Tencent Holdings Ltd. [HKG:0700], became the highest-grossing mobile game, per a report recently released by media intelligence agency SuperData LLC.

Chinese game maker NetEase Inc.'s [NASDAQ:NYES] Fantasy Journey to the West and a South Korean game, Lineage2 Revolution, came in second and third, respectively.

Honor of Kings brought in USD150 million in June, and its revenue is set to increase as it is expanding into overseas markets using the name Arena of Valor.

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