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Tencent acquires stake in French game developer Voodoo

Chinese gaming leader diversifies portfolio toward 'hyper casual' mobile games

Voodoo has drawn hundreds of millions of users. (Photo by Yusuke Hinata)

GUANGZHOU -- Tencent Holdings has invested in French mobile game developer Voodoo, in a move by the Chinese tech heavyweight to diversify its gaming catalog.

The amount of the investment has not been disclosed, but Voodoo said on Monday that Tencent acquired a minority stake in the company.

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