FILE PHOTO: A Nintendo Switch game console and will be shown at the Paris Games Week (PGW), a trade fair for video games held in Paris, France, October 29, 2019. REUTERS/Benoit Tessier/Photo File
BEIJING (Reuters) – China gave the tech giant Tencent Holdings, which is the green light on Thursday to publish to Nintendo’s Switch games, Super Mario Odyssey, Mario Kart 8 And Deluxe, the games are licensed to your console, the world’s largest gaming market, up to three of them.
The approval issued by China’s state Administration of Press, Publication, Radio, Film and Television, her website comes up with the game’s developers are looking for ways to increase their revenues as the COVID-19 pandemics, forces more and more people are staying at home.
Tencent launched the sale of the Switch to the gaming console in the mainland of China in December, with only one game, New Super Mario Bros U Deluxe, which has been approved by the government in October.
Last week, Tencent said it would extend the warranty for the Nintendo, the Switches are purchased in China through the official channels, six months in a bid to boost sales as the corona virus was the hit of the sales, logistics, promotions, and user experience to varying degrees.
China has had a decade-long ban on console games until the end of 2014, the consumer may only have access to the product, such as a Switch, and a Sony PlayStation via the grey market. Sony started sales of PlayStation 4 consoles in China in 2015, but we complained to the country’s censorship rules to the limit to make the sale.
Gaming companies that operate in China have to have a license from the content of the supervisors, so that they will be able to make money from the sale of virtual goods in the games such as weapons or avatars.
In 2018, a nine-month break in the Chinese game, license, approvals, the lame, many of the players in the industry and wiped billions of dollars from the companies to give it a try!
China lags other major markets such as Europe and the United States of america, and for the game consoles.
Tencent, the world’s biggest gaming and social media company, and the largest share of the game revenues in China hit mobile games such as Glory of the Kings, PlayerUnknown’s Battle.
Reporting Pei Li and Brenda Goh; Editing by David Clarke