Major publisher Tencent and JRPG extraordinaire Square Enix will be partnering up in the near future, in order to create some new games and intellectual properties. Square mentions that through this alliance, they plan to develop some AAA titles, further their licensing of existing properties, and even create a joint-venture company between the two. A more specific explanation wasn't given, though both companies promise that more info is on the horizon. A partnership between Tencent, one of the largest gaming companies thanks to their strong presence in China, and Square Enix, known and beloved for their games and IPs is certainly an interesting development.
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