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TikTok owner ByteDance makes biggest public commitment yet to Tencent video game rivalry with launch of stand-alone site for Nuverse

ByteDance, the owner of TikTok, has pushed its flagship gaming studio Nuverse to centre stage by launching a stand-alone website for the development and publishing team, a sign of its commitment to gaming as the Beijing-based unicorn seeks to profit from its vast user base and challenge arch rival Tencent.Although Nuverse, led by a former Tencent executive, was established in 2019, the roll-out of the new website – which lists all the gaming titles from the studio – represents one of ByteDance…ByteDance, the owner of TikTok, has pushed its flagship gaming studio Nuverse to centre stage by launching a stand-alone website for the development and publishing team, a sign of its commitment to gaming as the Beijing-based unicorn seeks to profit from its vast user base and challenge arch rival Tencent.Although Nuverse, led by a former Tencent executive, was established in 2019, the roll-out of the new website – which lists all the gaming titles from the studio – represents one of ByteDance…Read MoreSouth China Morning Post