China approves Tencent to distribute Nintendo Switch video game

China approves Tencent to distribute Nintendo Switch video game

China's Guangdong provincial authority has given the green light to Tencent Holdings to distribute the Nintendo Switch "New Super Mario Bros. U Deluxe" game, according to a statement published on the local government's website on Thursday.

FILE PHOTO: A Tencent sign is seen during the fourth World Internet Conference in Wuzhen
FILE PHOTO: A Tencent sign is seen during the fourth World Internet Conference in Wuzhen, Zhejiang province, China, Dec. 4, 2017. REUTERS/Aly Song/File Photo

SHANGHAI: China's Guangdong provincial authority has given the green light to Tencent Holdings to distribute the Nintendo Switch "New Super Mario Bros. U Deluxe" game, according to a statement published on the local government's website on Thursday.

Nintendo's Switch console has to date not been officially released in the country.

(Reporting by Brenda Goh, Pei Li and Beijing Monitoring Desk; Editing by Himani Sarkar)

Source: Reuters

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