PUBG will get official Chinese servers, exclusively operated by Tencent

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Two weeks ago, we learned Tencent was still pursuing the acquisition of PUBG creator Bluehole-having had a bid turned down prior to the online shooter's runaway success.

PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds will officially make its way to China, thanks to a publishing partnership between the game's developer Bluehole and the Chinese internet giant Tencent.

To appease Chinese regulators, Tencent said it will make adjustments to the game's content and ensure "they accord with socialist core values". The game's popularity is not limited to the West, and it's already very popular in China although one glance at the leaderboards goes to tell a story regarding the rampant cheating problem. He added, "Tencent will localize and operate the game by catering to the preferences of Chinese gamers". "We will do our best to present a great game to the Chinese users in close cooperation with the company". However, it seems that there will be some changes made to PUBG for its official Chinese release.

"PUBG is now the most popular survival shooter game, and is enjoyed by users all over the world", said Steven Ma, Senior Vice President of Tencent. The companies also plan for "a fair and sustainable ecosystem by seeking co-existence with key stakeholders including live streaming platforms, media and PC cafes".

There's also the fact that Tencent was criticized earlier this year for getting selling violent video games to children.

Tencent's top-grossing "Honour of Kings" is No.2.

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