039: PLAYER UNKNOWN’S BATTLEGROUNDS & STEAM IN CHINA

Matt and John talk with Charlie Moseley, an American games developer based in Chengdu. We start the conversation about PlayerUnkown’s Battlegrounds and then go into the future of Steam as well as PUBG’s prospects in 2018. [This was recorded on […]

035: A CHANGE IN WECHAT IS A CHANGE IN CHINESE SOCIETY

Matt and John talk about recent developments in WeChat, including new insights from WeChat Open Class, the role of mini programs and games, and “WeChat as a Platform” (WaaP). Links Eva Yoo: WeChat mini programs 1 year on: Key figures and […]

018: CHINA’S GAMING & E-SPORTS INDUSTRY WITH DANIEL AHMAD

This week Matt and John talk with Daniel Ahmad, an analyst at Niko Partners about: The uniqueness of China’s games market The size of the e-sports industry How gaming and e-sports are becoming more mainstream Tencent’s position in the games market The […]

011: BRINGING YOUR APP TO CHINA

This week John and Matt talk with Shlomo Freund and Michael Michelini, hosts of the China Business Cast, about bringing your app to China, including: Why games are difficult to bring to China How app markets monetize Why there is no […]