Google Play Pass testing phase rolls out under the radar

The new subscription service lets users play games for one monthly fee. Google Play Pass is a new app subscription service that gives users access to premium mobile game apps for one monthly fee. However, what’s interesting about this service is that although it currently is available for users to try out, Google has not yet officially announced its luanch. Play Pass to compete with Apple Arcade. The launch of a monthly mobile game subscription service is not a revolutionary concept. In fact, earlier this year, QR Code Press reported…

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Charity eSports tournaments to help support fight against cancer

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A year-long partnership has been formed between the American Cancer Society and Skillz. The American Cancer Society (ACS) and the leading mobile eSports platform Skillz have announced a year-long partnership that will feature a series of charity eSports tournaments. These charity tournaments with support the fight again cancer, VentureBeat reports. Mobile gamers around the world can compete in games and donate proceeds to the American Cancer Society. The charity eSports tournaments will include games that are powered by the Skillz platform. Mobile gamers across the globe will have the chance…

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PUBG Mobile becomes the world’s top grossing mobile game

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PUBG Mobile is not only the most popular smartphone game, it’s also mobile’s biggest money-maker. Having collected over $146 million in revenue in May, PUBG (PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds) Mobile is now the top grossing mobile game worldwide. This likely isn’t a surprise to some, as the mobile-version of this online multiplayer battle royal game has more than 100 million monthly players, easily making it the most popular game among mobile users. “Game For Peace” is also a huge contributor to the revenue. While $76 million in revenue is from items and…

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US mobile consumers would give up social media for mobile games, study

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Nearly 70% of mobile users would give up social media than lose their favorite mobile games. According to a recent study from Tapjoy, US mobile consumers prefer mobile gaming to social media, with 69% saying they would rather give up social media apps or TV than lose their favorite games they play on mobile. The study’s findings help to explain why many social networking companies are branching out into mobile games. The mobile advertising and app monetization company surveyed over 18,000 US consumers ages 18 and older in February and…

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PUBG mobile replaced in China with a government-approved patriotic game

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Tencent shut down its test version of PUBG in China and replaced it with a more patriotic game. Tencent Holdings Ltd. pulled the PUBG mobile video game on Wednesday, announcing the end of the testing for the game. The company said it had launched an anti-terrorism-themed game called “Game for Peace,” instead. Unlike PUBG, Tencent managed to gain monetization approval for Game for Peace. Player Unknown’s Battlegrounds, or PUBG for short, is an extremely popular battle royale shooter game. When it was first introduced on mobile to the Chinese market…

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