Following its launch in Taiwan and Vietnam in late 2016 and in Turkey in early 2017, This video game became the most downloaded in the applications stores of Android and iOS, so that Tencent wants to replicate this success in the US and Europe, markets that will arrive in The second half of this year. P>
"Honor of Kings" has more than 200 million registered users and in recent weeks has been involved in a great controversy in China, after That a teenager suffered a stroke after playing 40 hours without pause and another steal money to be able to pay supplements in the game. P>
The People's Daily linked to the Party Communist Party of China (CCP), accused the game of "injecting negative energy into society", so Tencent limited the playing time and buying capacity of underage players, and Introduced a registration system based on real names. P>
In Western markets, the company will adjust to the age classification systems and will follow the laws Tencent's representative for the international promotion of the game, Gao Min, said that the problems in China are due to the fact that Respect. P>
This game is the undisputed leader of the mobile video game industry in China, a booming sector that grew 59.2% year-on-year in 2016, the year it was pocketed 82 billion yuan ($ 12,059 million, 10,564 million euros). P>
Similar to the popular "League of Legends" computer game, the characters available in "Honor of Kings "are heroes of Chinese history or literature, something that may be" a challenge to reach Western consumers, "Gao said. P>
However, the representative of Tencent Said that he has "full confidence in the response of the European market", for which this firm will adapt "Honor of Kings" with the introduction of recognizable characters like Batman, reducing the Duration of the matches or adding a soundtrack composed by the winner of an Oscar Hans Zimmer.