Jagex, the developer behind the browser-based massively multiplayer online role-playing game RuneScape, announced today that it took a “pivotal role” in the creation of a new Chinese games company, Zhongji Holding.
And why not? China is one of the biggest and fastest-growing gaming markets in the world. Asian games market intelligence group Niko Partners expects digital games revenue to reach $20.4 billion by 2020, and it expects its mobile game market to reach $8.3 billion in 2017. Jagex has been a successful company thanks to its long-running support of RuneScape, and now it can use that expertise to take advantage of a new market.
“Zhongji Holding has great ambition in the gaming space, and Jagex is at the forefront of its charge,” Rod Cousens, chairman and chief executive officer of Ja...Read More