Chinese gamers will soon be able to download and play Marvel Games and Kabam's Marvel Contest of Champions.
According to a press release from Kabam, the developer will be partnering with Chinese company NetEase to bring the game to the region. Users in China can pre-register for the game now, which will officially release in May.
"Publishing Marvel Contest of Champions in China through NetEase is a natural fit for Kabam. We want players around the world to be able to enjoy our games together," CEO of Kabam Tim Fields said. “NetEase’s expertise with high quality content and creating player communities further enhances our presence in China. We couldn’t be more excited about this partnership.”
“Marvel Contest of Champions is a high-quality game with strong Marvel IP which owns a huge fan base worldwide,” Vice President of NetEase Li Riqiang said. “We are pleased to work together with Kabam on the Chinese Android version release of Marvel Contest of Champions and look forward to bringing the thrilling game experience to more Chinese players.”
The press release does not note any differences, if any, that might be present between the Chinese version of the game and the one available in other countries.
Marvel Contest of Champions launched in 2014. The game, which allows players to fight using heroes and villains from across the Marvel Universe, is a mobile fighting game with RPG elements. Since its launch, Marvel Contest of Champions has received numerous accolades and boasts a significant playerbase.