Tencent Games and Asus announce partnership for upcoming ROG phone, to launch in China

Ricky, 06 June 2019

On Weibo, the Asus ROG handle revealed it will be working with Tencent for the upcoming Asus ROG smartphone. Tencent’s gaming division is a video game publishing giant from China. The partnership entails that Tencent will help optimize the gaming experience on the next-generation ROG phone, expected to launch in China sometime in July.

On June 5, ROG and @Tencent Games officially signed, the two sides will play their respective advantages, strengthen the deep integration of game mobile phone hardware and software, and strongly launch ROG game mobile phone 2 (Tencent game customization), giving players a hearty, impeccable immersive gaming experience. – translated from Chinese

We expect something along the lines of a gaming suite of tools and an “optimizer”, catered to Android gamers by Tencent and married with the Asus ROG Phone 2.

Asus ROG Phone

Another Weibo post mentions the phone will be launched sometime in July for the Chinese market.

When the ROG game mobile phone 2 (Tencent game customization) screams, another wave of drama about the e-sports mobile game will [kick off]. In July of this summer, let us witness the passionate moments of reunion in Jingdong!

We’ll be looking out for more leaks on the upcoming ROG gaming phone. Other rumors suggest the phone will have a 120Hz display – the first-gen ROG Phone had a 90Hz display. We also expect to see an updated Snapdragon 855 CPU and perhaps more RAM.

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