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Tencent to help Japanese companies enter the metaverse

Chinese online giant launches avatars, virtual content creation as competition grows

Tencent's services for avatars and modeling real places are being introduced outside of China for the first time. (Source photos by screenshot from an online event held by Tencent's cloud computing unit and AP) 

TOKYO -- Chinese internet conglomerate Tencent Holdings has launched a string of services to support Japanese companies entering businesses related to the virtual world, known as the metaverse.

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