Honor of Kings global launch confirmed for 2022 | Pocket Gamer.biz
Tencent’s Honor of Kings 5v5 MOBA will get a global launch later this year on mobile, as announced by Level Infinite and Tencent subsidiary TiMi Studio Group.
A series of tests will first be released in select countries starting in July.
We have good news! We will be rolling out Honor of Kings by TiMi Studio Group to you gamers around the world by the end of this year!
Rounds of closed beta tests will be gradually announced starting next month.
Please be patient and stay tuned for more updates! pic.twitter.com/T8ZN1ZLM8Y
— Level Infinite (@LevelInfinite) June 7, 2022
This will be Tencent’s second attempt to expand the incredible popularity of Honor of Kings globally: a separate version, Arena of Valor, was released in some Western territories, but performed considerably worse outside of it. ‘Asia.
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Six years after its release in China, Honor of Kings recorded more than 145 million monthly users in March and was reported by Sensor Tower as the world’s highest-grossing mobile game for the first quarter of 2022. Even between February and March , consumers spending rose 21%.
Newzoo recently reported on Honor of Kings’ impact on Tencent’s revenue growth in China compared to Clash Royale’s international impact.