Tencent and Yoozoo Games announced Friday that they plan to launch mobile game studio Supercell’s hit 3V3 Battle Royale title Brawl Stars on June 9th in China. Position The official WeChat account for Tencent Games.
Tencent said it would partner with Yoozoo Games to distribute Brawl Stars in the Chinese market in March 2019, but neither company disclosed the exact release date at that time.
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According to statistics from researcher App Annie, Brawl Stars, which was soft-launched in June 2017 and released worldwide in December 2018, is one of Supercell’s most popular titles, with 85 countries and more. It exceeds the most downloaded charts in the region.
This title is one of the top-selling Finnish mobile developers by analysts, with 2019 revenues of over $422 million. Sensor tower..
While Supercell’s Clash of Clans and Clash Royale lag behind in terms of global sales, Braw Stars were Supercell’s most profitable titles in the Asian market. In Asia for the period.
Brawl Stars may not have been licensed for monetization until March 2020, due to the backlog created by the nine-month license freeze in 2018 and the stricter game approval criteria implemented in April 2019. there is.
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Both Tencent and Yoozoo Games distribute the same version of Brawl Stars, but Tencent allows you to register WeChat and QQ for your game, making it easier for players to find friends on an established team.
In June 2016, Tencent acquired 81.4% Supercell through a 100% owned consortium. Forbes.. Finnish mobile developers were valued at $10.2 billion at the time, making this sale one of the largest game deals.
In October 2019, Tencent increased its participation in the consortium from 50% to 51.2%, giving the game giant a majority stake in Supercell.