Tencent's latest mobile offering made a big debut, but spending has since slowed quite a bit, and the game did not factor into a record mobile game sales day on Black Friday.
Soda Saga led the way to a $450 million quarter for King.
The mobile sector and Call of Duty on PC/console led the way, while Respawn's Apex Legends appears to have made an impressive comeback.
The region is expected to grow its gaming population to more than 320 million people in the next five years.
Call of Duty Mobile has blown away previous launches on mobile and should be a welcome sign for Activision Blizzard's mobile prospects.
In his talk, Tyrone McAuley from mobile games studio PikPok explained why developers need to make sure that players continue to see value in their subscription, and what the studio did to keep their players engaged and happy.
GameDaily Connect Asia 2019: Why mobile esports games are cementing their position in the mainstream
Mobile esports isn't merely a fad, argues Xiaofeng Zeng of Niko Partners. Not only is it here to stay, it'll eventually dominate the mainstream gaming scene—and developers should not overlook this trend.
CEOs from both companies talked to GameDaily about the transition, its challenges, and what it means for the future of the cross-platform MOBA.
Thanks to its live services, Zynga enjoyed a record-setting Q3 and has 'tremendous momentum.' GameDaily chats with Bernard Kim, President of Publishing, about Zynga's evolution.
Developers can learn a lot from Gameloft's two decades in the business. At GameDaily Connect Asia next month, Alix Cloux, VP Sales and Marketing Northern Asia at Gameloft, will talk about mobile's transformation.