According to Tencent’s Q2 2016 and interim financial report released recently, the operating profit for Q2 2016 was USD2,161 million, an increase of 43% over the first year of 2015 (“YoY”).
Tencent has nailed the $8.6 billion Supercell acquisition
in June, expanding the upstream presence in the global gaming market and bringing it closer to hundreds of millions of gamers globally. Supercell’s founding team will continue to manage the company independently, enhancing their existing games and developing new games, and leveraging Tencent’s platforms and expertise to expand in China.
Lost Ark Chinese Publisher is Tencent
For PC games, Tencent generated high single digit YoY revenue growth, with increased contributions from existing titles in genres such as sports, music, and action RPG, as well as from newer titles in genres such as RPG and shooter. For mobile games, Tencent achieved approximately RMB9.6 billion revenue in Q2 2016, representing 114% YoY revenue growth, with increased contributions from its major PvP titles, as well as new RPG titles.