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2K China

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Former type  Subsidiary
Defunct  November 2015
Headquarters  Shanghai, China
Ceased operations  November 2015
Fate  Dissolved
Products  Video games
Founded  2006
Parent organization  Take-Two Interactive
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Industry  Interactive entertainment
Number of employees  150 (2015, 120 in Shanghai, 30 in Hangzhou)
Video games  BioShock 2, NBA 2K11, NBA 2K10, BioShock, The Misadven

2K China Shanghai Studio (Chinese: 2K中国, formerly known as 2K Shanghai) was a Chinese computer and video game developer established in 2006 by Take-Two Interactive. The Chinese official name of the studio was 仟游软件科技(上海)有限公司, while its Hangzhou and Chengdu studios were called 仟之游软件科技(杭州)有限公司 and 仟之游软件科技(成都)有限公司 respectively. 2K China, including Shanghai and Hangzhou Sutido, was shut down in November 2015.

Its projects included the localization of video games for the Chinese market, porting video games to other platforms, and assisting other studios in the co-development of video games. The first project was Civilization IV 's localization for the Chinese market. Julien Bares as General Manager.

2K China had two subsidiary studios. In 2007, 2K China Hangzhou Studio was founded in Hangzhou, Zhejiang, dedicated to console and handheld games' development. Then in June 2011, the second studio - 2K China Chengdu Studio - was founded in Tianfu Software Park (天府软件园), Chengdu Hi-tech Industrial Development Zone (成都高新技术产业开发区) in Sichuan. It was responsible for game testing and quality assurance. The Chengdu studio, named QA East, is part of 2K testing department.

In November 2015, the parent company Take-Two Interactive closed 2K China because of profitability concerns, and cancelled the studio's last game, Borderlands Online. It has also confirmed that its Singapore office, the Shanghai-based NBA 2K Online team and Chengdu studio were not affected by the closure.

List of video games

2K China developed or co-developed the following video games.

References

2K China Wikipedia


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