PUBG Mobile and Fortnite owner chooses Dubai as a regional HQ

One of the largest, if not the largest, video game companies has just signed a cooperation deal with the Emirate of Dubai to expand its services in the Arab region, thus enhancing the role of UAE as the destination for Arab players and their hub for esports

Dubai Internet City (DIC) announced today that it has been selected by Chinese company Tencent, the owner of the largest stake in Epic Games, the owner of Fortnite, as well as PUBG Mobile as a regional HQ in the Middle East and North Africa, which promises more Arab support in the company’s online games.

Ammar Al Malik, CEO of Dubai Internet City (DIC), said that the launch of Tencent’s regional operations from Dubai demonstrates the confidence of the company and the technology sector as a whole in Dubai’s innovation and knowledge-based economy. He also expressed confidence that the company’s entry into Dubai Internet City Sector in Dubai and the Arab region.

Vincent Wang, general manager of Tencent’s global publishing division, said that the spread of the Internet and mobile phones in the UAE is an encouraging indicator for technology companies around the world and this is strongly related to the global gaming industry.

“Through our partnership with Dubai Internet City and the launch of our headquarters in Dubai, which already houses the world’s leading companies and the world’s most talented talent, we are looking to create a platform that will invest in the regional gaming market and contribute to its development while encouraging local gamers and developers to push the boundaries of creativity and innovation. To the maximum extent, “adds Vincent

Tencent Games was founded in 2003 in China and has launched many interactive services and games that have brought it to the world-wide reputation with the most notable being PUBG Mobile recently. More than 55,000 employees across the company work on a wide range of products and services, including interactive promotion and digital payments Artificial intelligence technology and more.

The new deal will further enhance the role of the UAE and more specifically Dubai as the future esports capital in the region, especially with the construction of some of the world’s largest video game arena and more attention to the gaming industry as a whole.

Sam Edge

A passionate gamer who loves to try all kinds of games , has no problem to go back and play some retro classic games between a time and another as he still thinks it was the golden era of the industry . Always up-to-date with the latest gaming news and technologies.

شارك
نشرت بواسطة
Sam Edge

اخبار جديدة

Going pro at this game nets you “free money” according to Shroud

Twitch star and one of the best FPS players in the world has given his opinion on esports prizes and…

3 hours مضت

Everything we know about new patch 9.14 in League of Legends

The new today patch 9.14 is like any past mid-season patches with many changes in the Meta game, according to…

6 hours مضت

PUBG Nations Cup 2019 details revealed

New details of the upcoming international PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds tournament were revealed yesterday, as 16 international teams will compete against each…

8 hours مضت

Big changes for Tahm Kench kit in League of Legends

Riot is planning to make many changes for Tahm Kench kit to reduce his domination in the top lane, according…

1 day مضت

Coldzera is leaving MIBR to start a new journey with another team

It seems that the rumors circulated by the community of Counter-Strike fans were correct, with the departure of the Brazilian…

5 days مضت

Players outrage as PUBG is banned in yet another Arab country

Have you thought that this month will pass without hearing new negative news about the most popular Battle Royale game…

6 days مضت