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Tencent pulls blockbuster game PUBG in China, launches local approved alternative

Wednesday 8 May 2019 | 15:07 CET | News
China's Tencent shut down its test version of online multiplayer battle royale game "PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds (PUBG)" in China and shifted users to a similar, more patriotic video game, writes Reuters. The local game is called 'Game for peace' and unlike PUBG, has regulatory approval to generate revenue. The new anti-terrorism-themed game gained monetisation approval in April.

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Companies: Tencent
Countries: China
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