Chinese online game developer and operator Shanda Games announced that the company reached an agreement with Japanese mobile game publisher and developer Sega Networks to operate the latter's latest card RPG mobile game named Chain Chronicle in mainland China, Taiwan, Hong Kong, Macau, and South Korea.
Chain Chronicle will be simultaneously available for iOS and Android devices.
In Japan, Chain Chronicle was published on Android platform in July 2013 and the game started operation on iOS platform in August 2013. By revenue, this game is reportedly a top ten application in both Google Play and Apple's App Store in Japan.
Shanda Games previously published its unaudited financial report for the third quarter ended September 30, 2013. According to the report, the company's mobile game revenue realized a quarter-over-quarter increase of 50.3% to CNY153 million, which was about USD24.9 million. The revenue accounted for 13.6% of the total revenue of the company.
Zhang Xiangdong, chief executive officer of Shanda Games, revealed that over the next three years, the company plans to raise the revenue of its mobile games to the same level as MMORPGs, accounting for 50% of the total.