Tencent buys minority stake in French games maker Dontnod for $36.4m

Tencent Holding Ltd

China’s Tencent has invested 30 million euros ($36.35 million) in a minority stake in French independent video game developer Dontnod Entertainment, the latter announced on Wednesday.

Tencent acquired the stake as Dontnod – the maker of Life is Strange and Vampyr – launched a 40 million euro capital increase intended to fund more original self-published games on PC, consoles and mobile platforms.

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