NetEase, Inc. (NASDAQ: NTES) is a leading internet technology company based in China dedicated to providing premium online services centered around content, community, communication and commerce. NetEase develops and operates some of the most popular PC-client and mobile games in China and has been expanding rapidly into other international markets such as Japan and North America in more recent years. In addition to its self-developed game content, NetEase also operates some of the most popular international online games in China by partnering with Blizzard Entertainment, Mojang AB (a Microsoft subsidiary) and other global game developers.
NetEase also offers other innovative services, including the intelligent learning services of its majority-controlled subsidiary, Youdao, its music streaming platform, NetEase Cloud Music, and its private label e-commerce platform, Yanxuan
NetEase has produced some of China’s most renowned and longest running online PC-client games, including Fantasy Westward Journey Online and New Westward Journey Online II, as well as other highly successful games, such as Tianxia III, New Ghost and Justice. In partnership with Blizzard Entertainment, Inc., NetEase operates some of the most popular international online games in China, including World of Warcraft, Hearthstone: Heroes of Warcraft, StarCraft II and Diablo III: Reaper of Souls.
NetEase has also achieved marked success in the global mobile games market, both with self-developed titles such as the mobile version of Fantasy Westward Journey, Invincible, Onmyoji, Knives Out, All About Jianghu, Identify V, Life After and Fantasy Westward Journey 3D, as well as with licensed games.
Youdao (NYSE: DAO) is the leading online education service provider in China. Through Youdao, the Company’s majority-controlled subsidiary, NetEase is dedicated to developing and using technologies to provide learning content, applications and solutions to users of all ages.
Innovative Businesses and Others
NetEase also offers other innovative services, including live video streaming, music streaming and its private label e-commerce platform, Yanxuan.