Over the past few years, Tencent famous as one of China’s largest investor. But the investment has recently disbursed social media giant and the game was beyond expectations. They disbursed US $ 8.9 billion (around Rp120 trillion) to acquire Supercell on game hack .
According to Pocket Gamer, Supercell is a mobile gaming company in the world’s second largest. Last year, the Finnish mobile game developers who coached the success of Clash of Clans have managed to reap revenues of US $ 2.3 billion (around Rp32 billion trillion).
No need lengthy explanations why Tencent attracted to buy a mobile game studio huge success. However, for those of you who are less ngeh with Tencent history of global investment in the last few years, you probably do not realize how big share of the global gaming market which is now under its control.
We start from the mobile sector. There was no doubt that Tencet ruling in his native country. Referring to the data AppAnnie, of the 20 most profitable mobile games in China today, seven of which were published by Tencent. This figure is far more than the company’s other games, plus the peak position is also occupied by them. However, Tencent is also able to speak a lot in the global mobile gaming market.
One of them, of course, is Supercell-best mobile game developers in the world that is now in the grip of Tencent. Supercell addition, Tencent also invested in various renowned mobile gaming companies, including CJ Game Korean origin (one of the foremost developers in the country of origin), Plain Vanilla Icelandic, mobile game studio from the US DOT, as well as from Japan Aiming.
Tencent also invest money in companies that have a connection with mobile games, such as US-based startup that makes software Kamcord gameplay-recording. Game released by Tencent may not be so popular outside of mainland China, but one thing is for sure, this company has a strong influence in the global mobile gaming market. And with expropriation Supercell, no doubt Tencent also has become the most superior mobile gaming companies in the face of the earth.