Tencent : Who is world’s largest gaming company?

Who is the world’s largest gaming company? If calculated by revenue, people may think about Sony, Microsoft or Blizzard, but from China’s Tencent!

Recently, the market research firm Newzoo‘s latest report shows that in 2016, Tencent gaming revenue reached 10.2 billion USD, an increase of 17% over 2015. In the world’s 25 largest listed game companies, Tencend ranked is 1st. Sony ranked 2nd in the $7.84 billion, Activision Blizzard $6.6 billion ranked 3rd.

Data show that in 2016, 25 listed game companies consolidated revenue also increased 17% to $70.4 billion. Ranking the top ten game companies accounted for  54% of total revenue, only Tencent is 10% of  total revenue.

If included the Supercell (Tencent share 84%), then the company’s revenue accounted is up to 13%.

In addition, NetEase from China also performed well, revenue reached $4.2 billion, and the growth rate of more than 50%.

In the top ten companies, only Nintendo revenue is decline. 2016 this Japanese giants revenue of 1.8 billion USD, down 6%.