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Tencent and Qualcomm team for real-time, multiplayer 5G games

Companies sign memorandum for cooperation despite trade war

Boys play the game "Honour of Kings" by Tencent at shopping mall in China. The company's gaming business has faced regulatory headwinds.   © Reuters

BEIJING -- Chinese internet group Tencent Holdings will work with U.S. chipmaker Qualcomm to develop video games tapping 5G technology, the companies said Tuesday, in a partnership that cuts across trade war lines.

The two companies will work together on mobile gaming devices and other projects. The devices will run on Qualcomm's widely used Snapdragon processors.

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