Asus ROG has partnered with Chinese Tencent Games to develop new games for mobile users, announcing the Taiwan Weibo brand. A relationship with the development of the Asus ROG Phone 2, to begin, will be the successor to the original Asus ROG Phone, which debuted last year. It is hoped that the ROG phone will arrive in July when Black Shark takes over 2 and the Red Magic Nubia 3. Tencent Games is a subsidiary of Tencent Holdings, headquartered in Shenzhen, which has all or part of the list of game companies, including Fortnite Maker Epic Games and organizers of the Riot Games e-sports tournament. He also has a studio behind PUBG Mobile.
Weibo Fasting, which reports the partnership does not describe any big plans for the future, although it is strongly recommended in the introduction of the Asus ROG note 2. The new feature phone will debut in July.
Asus ROG and Tencent Games are promoted to develop new content and games for mobile users. In addition, Asus is likely to take advantage of Tencent’s broad reach in the awareness of customer electronic sports tournaments for traditional ROG brands among players. In addition to ROG phones, the ROG brand also offers gaming laptops and peripherals.
Tencent Games first created one of the most important subsidiaries of Tencent Holdings in 2003, this company is a popular online game, although through the PlayerUnknown household it reached PUBG – specifically the mobile version of the game. PUBG Mobile has passed the 200 million mark and reached more than 30 million active users per day in December.
If we look at the recent Digitimes report, Asus will release ROG Phone 2 in the third quarter of this year. The partnership with Tencent reported on the Taiwan release, stressing that the combination would provide a good boost for the ROG brand, which so far has not produced significant profits.
We remind you that Asus is presenting the original ROG phones with Snapdragon 845 SoC and 3D steam coolers at Computex last June. This cellphone will start in November at the price of Rs. 69,999 for 8GB RAM + 128GB storage configuration.