It seems things are getting really interesting in the mobile gaming industry as a new report claims that Tencent Games could soon buy Xiaomi’s gaming division Black Shark for around CNY 3 billion, meaning this deal is the brand of Could exceed $ 470 million.
Those who love mobile games have heard the name Tencent once or twice as it is the company responsible for delivering titles like PUBG Mobile, Honor Kings, Call of Duty Mobile, Street Fighter Duel, Metal Slug HD, and more is. So yes, Tencent is a big deal in the mobile gaming industry, and it seems the company is looking to take its business to the next level as new information says Tencent will take over Xiaomi’s BlackShark gaming division.
There are no further details on the possible surgery so don’t hold your breath and wait for an official comment as there is no official information on this deal yet. However, if the deal is closed, we would see Tencent enter the gaming phone market with proprietary hardware, and who knows what else is on the way. The company has also partnered with various smartphone manufacturers, including ASUS and its ROG Phone and Nubia with its Red Magic Series.
Xiaomi’s BlackShark gaming smartphones are already well-known devices in the gaming world. The latest device to hit the market was launched back on October 13th, 2021 as the Black Shark 4S Pro with a Qualcomm Snapdragon 888 Plus processor, 120W fast charge and a 6.67-inch AMOLED FHD + -Display with 144 Hz refresh rate came on the market. Depending on the configuration you choose, you can get a device with 12GB of RAM and 256GB of storage that costs around $ 755, and there is even a special edition Gundam that looks just gorgeous. In the meantime, we can only wait and see if this operation goes through, but as always, we take this and any other rumor with salt.
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