NetEase Launches New Success Fund for Mobile Game Developers

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China Tech Giant Provides Innovative Funding Option Offering Independent Developers Up To $500,000 Each 

SAN FRANCISCO – July 23, 2015 – NetEase, Inc. (NASDAQ: NTES) today announced the formation of the NetEase Success Fund, a new financing option for mobile game developers that offers an alternative to the traditional publishing model. The new funding initiative provides up to $500,000 for each independent developer accepted into the program to fund marketing and advertising needs for their mobile game. This program is designed to empower developers to retain the rights, creative control, and full ownership of their products. Continue reading NetEase Launches New Success Fund for Mobile Game Developers

NetEase Stock Reaches All-Time High

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Leading Chinese Game Publisher Shines at E3

REDWOOD SHORES, Calif. – June 19, 2015 – NetEase (NASDAQ: NTES) hit an all-time high in its stock price on Wednesday, June 17, during one of the gaming industry’s top conferences, the Electronic Entertainment Expo (E3). With its focus on online game research and development, NetEase Games dominated the #1 spot on the Chinese App Store. The company was also recognized as the fifth largest mobile game publisher in the global App Store by revenue as of April 2015, according to App Annie.

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NetEase Mobile Game, Fantasy Westward Journey, Reaches #4 in App Annie’s Worldwide Rankings

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Scorching rise of Asian giant’s MMORPG on an international platform

REDWOOD SHORES, Calif. – June 9, 2015 – NetEase, Inc. (NTES), a leading online gaming and Internet technology company in China, today announced that its self-developed mobile game, Fantasy Westward Journey, is the 4th highest-grossing mobile game in the world, according to App Annie. Fantasy Westward Journey’s success is the result of NetEase leveraging its strong domestic franchises to compete spectacularly on a global level. Continue reading NetEase Mobile Game, Fantasy Westward Journey, Reaches #4 in App Annie’s Worldwide Rankings

Speedy Ninja Turns the Endless Runner Genre Upside Down

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NetEase announces closed beta for its debut mobile game on Google Play beginning on April 8

Redwood Shores, Calif. – April 7, 2015 – NetEase, Inc. (NTES) today announced that closed Beta signups are now being accepted for its first mobile game to be released in the West, Speedy Ninja. Starting April 8, 2015, Android users who have signed up for the Google Play Beta Group and been accepted into the program will be among the first to get their hands on the game prior to launch. While the Speedy Ninja closed Beta will only be available to Android users through Google Play, the game will roll out to Western territories for iPhone, iPad, and iPod Touch as a free* download this summer. Continue reading Speedy Ninja Turns the Endless Runner Genre Upside Down