The WeChat line of products has grown exponentially over the last three years, according to president Martin Lau.
The company hopes cutting subscription pricing in half will help drive subscriber numbers towards their goal of a million people.
The Finnish mobile developer is now effectively a subsidiary of the Chinese tech conglomerate.
The seed round was led by Bitkraft Esports Ventures, one of the most active esports investment funds in the world. Meta Games plans to use the investments to complete its first title, which is currently in open beta.
The award-winning designer behind Ultima Online and Star Wars Galaxies says it's time for his 'dream to be fulfilled.'
Leading Chinese internet company Tencent has been instrumental in bringing many western games to the east, but the publisher has shown interest in expanding its influence westward.
Former EA exec, Patrick Soderlund, founded the studio last year with Nexon as its only investor. The latest investment bolsters Nexon's shares to just under 73%.
After a two-month investment period, the company behind the world's most widely-used 3D development platform signed agreements with several new 'world-class investors.' An additional tender offer could push recent investment in Unity to $625 million.
Dead By Daylight developer joins Bungie and others to have recently signed deals with the Chinese technology giant.