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Games industry roundup: The success of Anno 1800, Nintendo pulls mobile games from Belgium, and blockchain game Battle Racers raises $52k

Games industry roundup: The success of Anno 1800, Nintendo pulls mobile games from Belgium, and blockchain game Battle Racers raises $52k

While InfluencerUpdate.biz focuses on the world of content creators and influencer marketing, it's always a good idea to keep an eye on the trends, controversies and opportunities of other sectors.

To that end, each week we round up the hottest stories as selected by our expert editorial team across our network of sites that includes PCGamesInsider.biz, PocketGamer.biz and BlockchainGamer.biz. Want to catch up on our influencer news? Find our Hot Five right here.

Hottest stories

On PCgamesinsider.biz, 44.5 per cent of The Witcher 3's sales between 2015 and 2018 were on PC, Microsoft discusses its indie support with [email protected] and Game pass, and Anno 1800 creative director Dirk Riegert discusses what made the game the fastest-selling entry into the Anno franchise. 

Meanwhile on Pocketgamer.biz, Nintendo pulls mobile games from Belgium amidst loot box worries, Garena Free Fire makes $90m in Q1, and there's an interview with Blizzard on the reveal of its upcoming mobile title, Diablo Immortal.

Over on Blockchaingamer.biz, Battle Racers raises $52k in its first few hours of pre-sale, Hashed leads a $2.5m investment into blockchain UGC platform The Sandbox, and Flowplay CEO Derrick Morton discusses how to overcome common issues with free-to-play blockchain games.


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Influencer Editor

Danielle Partis is Editor of InfluencerUpdate.biz. She was previously the lead content creator for TeamRock Games, as well as contributing to outlets such as Metal Hammer, both online and in-print. Prior to that, Danielle worked as a freelance PR consultant and freelance journalist for a number of outlets.

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