'Monster Hunter: World', Tencent pulls top selling game days after launch

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  • Monday, 13 Aug 2018

The latest instalment in the series from Japan

Chinese gaming giant Tencent Holdings has pulled one of the world’s hottest video games from its WeGame platform less than a week after launch in the latest case of Beijing’s tightened controls over online content.

Monster Hunter: World, a blockbuster role playing title released last week on Tencent’s WeGame platform, is no longer available for purchase after authorities received “numerous” complaints about the game’s content, WeGame said in a statement on Monday.

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