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Rakuten to soon start smartphone game business

Thursday 10 November 2016 | 15:11 CET | News
Japanese e-commerce company Rakuten will open a smartphone game platform in November, writes the Wall Street Journal citing people familiar with the matter, in a bid to seek growth engines beyond its core business. The platform will initially be available in Japan where the company has the largest customer base. Rakuten would provide games through another new smartphone game platform soon to be introduced by Facebook in case it expands the new game service outside Japan, two people familiar with the matter said.

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Categories: Mobile & Wireless
Companies: Electronic Arts / Facebook / Rakuten Mobile
Countries: Japan / World
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