Take-Two aims big in China with free-to-play game with Tencent, Dean Takahashi at VentureBeat | Poker & eGaming News | Scoop.it


Take-Two Interactive has launched its big online-games experiment in China today with the public beta test of its free-to-play NBA 2K Online game on the Tencent Games portal.


Tencent has hundreds of millions of users for its QQ social network, and it has been working closely with a variety of U.S. game companies. The company invested in Epic Games recently and bought a controlling stake in Riot Games, maker of the popular League of Legends online game.