Niko Partners has exclusively outlined to GameDaily how it views the Chinese and Southeast Asian game markets shaping up this year.
NetEase has also invested extensively in former Activision partner, Bungie.
Both Tencent and NetEase are missing from the first 80 games approved for the market, sparking to a slow thaw for the growing Chinese gaming market.
GameDaily has asked several prominent industry analysts for their top 2019 predictions. If they're right, it could be the 'biggest year ever' for consoles.
While this year's Game Awards more than doubled its viewership from last year, marking a victory for "streaming only" shows.
On top of making sure new games meet China's ambiguous ethical standards, the newly formed committee is also reviewing titles that already launched.