24 February 2015

China's NetEase establishes operations in California

Redwood Shores, Calif. - 24 February 2015 - NetEase, Inc., one of China's leading internet and online game services providers, has established operations in North America. The US headquarters combines the development and scaling capabilities of over 3,600 employees in China with local market expertise in North America. Led by games industry veteran David Ting, the team in Redwood Shores, CA, is building content for Western audiences, with an initial focus on mobile platforms. 

With a $15 billion USD market cap, NetEase has a strong foundation of successes in Asian markets made possible by a wealth of design and engineering talent. We’re diligently working to bring culturalized versions of these high quality experiences to gamers all over the world,” said David Ting, General Manager of NetEase North America. 

The team will focus on building a strong pipeline of mobile games for Western audiences from the ground up. Multiple titles are planned for release in North American and European markets in 2015

NetEase, Inc. (NASDAQ:NTES) is a leading Internet technology and video game company headquartered in China. NetEase develops and operates some of China's most popular online games (including World of Warcraft®, Hearthstone®: Heroes of Warcraft™, StarCraft® II, Heroes of the Storm™ and Diablo®III), e-mail services, advertising services, mobile applications and games, and web portals.