Tencent LIGHTSPEED STUDIOS

LIGHTSPEED STUDIOS

A leading global game developer
Our Vision: To create the LIGHTSPEED Universe,
the ecosystem that connects players and developers around the world

Our Mission: To explore the future of gaming with true passion for games.

Our Slogan: LIGHTSPEED, ALL ABOARD!

DEVELOPER OF OVER 50 GAMES, INCLUDING PUBG MOBILE,(licensed by and co-developed with Krafton),APEX LEGENDS MOBILE (co-developed with Respawn Entertainment)

LIGHTSPEED STUDIOS have released games across a wide variety of genres, such as Battle Royale, board games, MMOs, Sports, racing, rhythm, and simulation games, providing service in over 200 countries/regions and offering high-quality gaming experiences to hundreds of millions of users worldwide.

LIGHTSPEED STUDIOS is one of the world’s most innovative and successful game developers.

OUR teams are across China, United States, Singapore, Canada, United Kingdom, Japan, South Korea, and New Zealand, and we are expanding to more countries.

Awards

GOLDEN Joystick Awards 2018 Mobile Game Of the Year

Google Play Best of 2018 Best Game

Google Play Best of 2018 Fan Favorite Games

Google Play Best of 2018 Most Competitive

App Store Best of 2018 Trend of the Year Selection:Battle Royale

Google Play Best of 2019 User's Choice Game

Google Play Best of 2019 Best Competitive

YouTube PUBG MOBILE Esports For passing 1,000,000 subscribers

MILESTONES

2022

LIGHTSPEED,ALL ABOARD!

Rebrand as LIGHTSPEED STUDIOS
Apex Legends Mobile (co-developed with Respawn Entertainment) was launched
More high-quality games, more global offices and more world-class partnerships

2008

Setting Sail Towards our Dream

Quantum Studios was born, developing QQ Huaxia(QQ华夏)and Freedom Fantasy(自由幻想)which played important roles in the game industry.

2009

Product Diversification

Quantum Studios' revenue rose rapidly and we started expanding into Webgames with RoseTown(玫瑰小镇).

2010

Entering the Battlefield

The Webgame and Snsgame market was becoming fiercely competitive, we reformed our game development business model and released Fantasyland(幻想世界)and Fenghuo Zhanguo(烽火战国).

2011

Moving Forward at the Speed of Light

LIGHTSPEED STUDIOS(Formerly:Lightspeed & Quantum Studios)was founded and grew rapidly, achieving 100% year on year revenue growth for 2 consecutive years.

2012

Breaking Through

The King of Nightclub and Rhythm Master came online and LIGHTSPEED STUDIOS(Formerly:L&Q Studios)expanded into the casual social mobile game space, with a wider variety of self-developed games.

2013

Opening Up

LIGHTSPEED STUDIOS(Formerly:L&Q Studios)positively responded to industry changes and competed with emerging competitors in the Webgame, Snsgame, and RTS space by focusing our efforts on multi-platform development and internationalization, allowing our game business to flourish.

2014

Relaunching

We formed our Chess and Card game teams and with a diverse slate of game projects, LIGHTSPEED STUDIOS(Formerly:L&Q Studios)was formally established. We Fly(全民飞机大战)was successfully relaunched and Asura(斗战神)was released for beta testing after 5 years of development.

2015

Revenue Growth

We Fire(全民突击)and We MOBA(全民超神)made their grand debuts, and through our efforts, broke through to the forefront of mobile TPS and MOBA verticals, becoming the most profitable game development studio group under Tencent Games.

2016

Royal Flush

LIGHTSPEED STUDIOS(Formerly:L&Q Studios) announced the "355 Royals organizational matrix" and formally established three Tencent Chess and Card game development teams, five senior R&D product development teams, and five central game development support teams.

2017

Strategic Exploration

LIGHTSPEED STUDIOS(Formerly:L&Q Studios) began strategic exploration of top IPs, continued to reinforce the development of our own IPs such as (全民斗战神), stayed committed to developing the 10 year old classic Freedom Fantasy Mobile (自由幻想手游) and joined hands with NBA with the officially licenced Strongest NBA (最强NBA).

2018

Global View

LIGHTSPEED STUDIOS(Formerly:L&Q Studios) placed a heavier focus on product quality and globalization based on the success and positive reception of PUBG MOBILE.

2019

Brand Upgrade

In 2019, LIGHTSPEED STUDIOS(Formerly:L&Q Studios)had a brand upgrade in its 11th anniversary, rolling out its flagship product, Game for Peace(和平精英), which maintained a leading position in the tactical competitive mobile shooters vertical.

2020

2020 and Beyond

LIGHTSPEED STUDIOS(Formerly:L&Q Studios) will carry out diversified pan-entertainment strategy based on high-quality games, whilst continuing to embrace change and exploring the limitless potential of the global game ecosystem.

2021

Accelerated globalization strategy

Second North American studio Uncapped Games was established
Canada Office was opened in Toronto

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