China Telecom Promotes New Wii-like Game Service
Posted on 2010-10-28 16:44:10 BJT, by Davy Jones
Beijing, China (178) - China Telecom, the largest fixed line service provider in Mainland China, promoted a new motion-sensor game service at 2010 P&T/Wireless & Networks Comm China. The games service provided by China Telecom on the expo is very similar with Nintendo's Wii.
The games, according to the spokesman of China Telecom, will be only provided as the extra service of its IPTV (Internet Protocol television). The company will not compete with other game consoles on this field, he added.
At present, China's video game market is in a steady period, and it has a huge market scale of nearly &4 billion, according to Analysys International However, all of the major game console providers like Sony, Nintendo and Microsoft have not launched their products in China, just because of the limitation of government's policy in the country.
China's Lenovo, not long ago, has just announced their ebox, a controlling-free game console just like Microsoft's Kinect, and it is also said ebox will be launched in the beginning of next year. It seems like more and more people began to notice the huge potential of the game console market in China.