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US Govt seeks security protocol data from Epic Games and Riot Games with Tencent ties

18/09/2020 07:24 PM | Click to read full article

The United States is taking its trade war with China a step further. After banning several Chinese companies and forcing TikTok to sell its business to an American company, it is now issuing notices to companies that have ties with China-based Tencent Holdings.

Riot Games, which has developed Valorant and League of Legends, is a fully-owned subsidiary of Tencent while the Chinese giant holds about 40 percent take in Epic Games.