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Top studios at Tencent are working on mobile games similar to Palworld

In response to the resounding success of the Pocket Pair-developed Palworld, Tencent's renowned studios, TiMi and Lightspeed, are stepping into the fray with their own ventures into the realm of Palworld-inspired mobile games. According to reports from Bloomberg, these two autonomous studios within Tencent have set their sights on crafting experiences that mirror Palworld's blend of survival, crafting, and creature alliances.

The move underscores Tencent's strategic push to uncover the next major hit in the gaming sphere, akin to the enduring triumph of titles like Honor of Kings. With Palworld's meteoric rise, amassing over 20 million sales within a month and claiming the title of Xbox Game Pass' biggest third-party launch, the allure of its gameplay formula has not gone unnoticed.

The decision to explore similar gameplay mechanics aligns with Tencent's broader shift towards emphasizing internal IP projects, exemplified by DreamStar, and refining proven gameplay concepts. This strategic maneuver reflects Tencent's commitment to innovation and its relentless pursuit of dominance in the ever-evolving mobile gaming landscape.

As Tencent positions itself to make substantial strides in the gaming market, these forthcoming Palworld-inspired mobile games serve as a testament to the company's unwavering dedication to pushing boundaries and shaping the future of gaming. With TiMi and Lightspeed studios at the helm, the stage is set for yet another captivating chapter in Tencent's storied journey through the gaming industry.

Source: adapted from an article by Aaron Astle, News Editor for

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