Youzu Attended 'Pocket Gamer Connects' to Share Game Publishing Tips for The Chinese Marketplace

Sep 10, 2015, 09:30 ET from YOUZU Interactive Co. Ltd

HELSINKI, Sept. 10, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Mark Chen, VP of Youzu Interactive, Head of domestic publishing gave a speech at 'Pocket Gamer Connects,' sharing Youzu's publishing status and China mobile game market intelligence.

Youzu started its business with browser games by Lin Qi in 2009. After 6 years of deep research in market demand, Youzu has become one of the top 3 browser game publishers with $135.24 million yearly revenue (2014). Mark believes the Youzu's fast growth embodies a centralized reflection of operation, distribution and promotion.

Mark further emphasized these three points at the speech. He indicated that applying an adaptation strategy has been a main challenge for a global game to enter a specific market. Through years, Youzu has accumulated rich experience in terms of game publishing by developing an efficient operation team to assist global games in localization, enhancing gameplay level and pay rate.

"When a high quality product that fits local players' demand is launched, distribution and promotion in a large market such as China is another challenge for global game developers," according to Mark. Youzu is the game provider for over 60 Chinese local Android application and more than 140 media outlets regularly cover games from Youzu, all of which contributes to Youzu's top-level distribution and operation channels as well as marketing resources.

With high quality products and remarkable operation capabilities, Youzu has gained positive brand images for all of its products. Youth of Three Kingdoms, one of Youzu's mobile games, has grossed over $16 million just twenty days after its launch. Having integrated its distribution channels, the game obtained 6 million Android players and 3.5 million on iOS platform within two months.

After the speech, Mark also met with executives from game giants such as Rovio, to discuss further business cooperation in future. A special banquet was also held by Youzu after the event with counterparts from all over the world.

"Youzu is able to offer one-stop service for global partners to enter Chinese market for we have been focusing heavily on market research. Global publishing is our key strategy," Mark said, "We are looking forward to cooperating with other game companies to bring more games to global players."

About Youzu Interactive

Youzu Interactive (002174.SZ), founded in 2009, is a leading Chinese game developer and publisher. The main business area of which covers five main scopes including browser and mobile games research and development, traffic management, global publishing, IP management and pan-entertainment promotion. Youzu has successfully developed various games including Youth of Three Kingdoms and League of Angels with more than ten IPs hold including Three Bodies. The company aims to share the joy worldwide, developing a full range of global publishing systems by integrating R&D and operation capabilities.

SOURCE YOUZU Interactive Co. Ltd