China approves 73 games including ones belonging to NetEase, Tencent unit

China approves 73 games including ones belonging to NetEase, Tencent unit

A man plays a computer game at an internet cafe in Beijing May 9, 2014. REUTERS/Kim Kyung-Hoon/Files

China’s gaming regulator granted publishing licences for 73 online games on Tuesday, including titles belonging to NetEase Inc and other developers.

NetEase, China’s second largest gaming company behind Tencent, received its first video game licence in 14 months for a sports game titled “All-star Street Ball Party”, the list published by the National Press and Public Administration showed.

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