In the world of film, Disney is the reigning champ. That remains the case now, in 2019, years after memories of Mickey Mouse have faded from popular culture.
But in the world of video games, where Super Mario and Nintendo once held the crown, there’s a new king: The Chinese conglomerate Tencent. Ever heard of ’em?
Whatever your answer, there’s a good chance you’ve played a game that Tencent either wholly owns or owns a stake in, from “Fortnite” to “League of Legends” to “Call of Duty.”
Here’s how Tencent quietly became the biggest video game company in the world: