Tencent’s Game for Peace, replacement for PUBG rakes in $14 million in 72 hours
Tencent Holdings Ltd’s counterpart to its video game PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds (PUBG) in China became the world’s top mobile battle royal title in the first 72 hours of its release on Apple’s iOS app shop, the study indicates.
Sensor Tower, a US app marketing company, said Friday that Chinese App Store customers spent over US$ 14 million on “Game for Peace” through in-app deals.
The Chinese video gaming champion closed down last week’s worldwide blockbuster PUBG test version in China and moved customers to the comparable, more patriotic video match that, unlike PUBG, has revenue-generating regulatory approval
Having offered the gory, South Korean-made game a socialist makeover to fulfill stringent public guidelines, it had waited in vain for more than a year for permission to gain cash on PUBG through in-app deals.
Tencent did not react to Monday’s requests for comment immediately
Sensor Tower also said that the amount gained by “Game for Peace” over the first three days was about six times the complete consumers spent on PUBG in other nations where they can play