On August 3, 2020, Huawei launched its official game service and distribution platform – Huawei GameCenter, in 13 countries and regions worldwide.
Huawei designed GameCenter as a platform to bring mobile gaming communities together through high-quality content and rewards.
Huawei users in the Asia Pacific, Europe, Latin America, the Middle East, Africa, and other regions can now enjoy new gaming experience by downloading and using Huawei GameCenter via AppGallery.
Also, it’s a service that will come pre-installed on future Huawei devices with Huawei Mobile Services (HMS) and a sort of replacement of Google Play Games app to manage their gaming-related content.
Huawei GameCenter is a one-stop game service platform and offers a unique experience for the users by providing features such as pre-ordering a game.
Also, users can take advantage of exclusive online game packages and offers when playing the games, through which they can grow their profile, unlock further discounts, and enjoy benefits.
Here are some things about Huawei GameCenter:
Be among the first to know about new game releases and try out new games
GameCenter is the platform for the global launch of featured games, which are exclusive on Huawei’s platform. These include Starship Legion-AMG, BORN AS EPIC, Farm Legend, Survival Road, Ellr Land, and more.
Users can also find other new games such as Dynasty Legends: True Hero Rises from Chaos, Goddess MUA, and more.
Never miss out on globally popular games
Popular games consumers can enjoy on GameCenter including Idle Heroes, The Origin of Chaos, Brain Out, AFK Arena, Rise of Kingdoms: Lost Crusade, Lords Mobile, Asphalt 9: Legends – Epic Car Action Racing Game, Saint Seiya Awakening: Knights of Zodiac, Perfect world and more.
Enjoy exclusive gifts and offers, only on GameCenter
Users will find several welfare packages exclusive to Huawei GameCenter. For example, when playing Last Day Rules: Survival and Starship Legion-AMG, users can get exclusive package benefits such as gold coins and time-limited props, having more enjoyable game time. In addition, there are surprise benefits that users can discover as they explore this new gaming hub.
Huawei GameCenter Features:
Search: Users can search their games in the search box.
Game recommendation: GameCenter recommend users in different categories including the following:
- Editor’s recommendations.
- Featured New Games
- Pre-order Games
- Early Access Games
- Top Charts
- Monthly Ranking
Game Categories: Users also have options to explore games in 6 genres – Action, Card & Board, Puzzle & Casual, Role-playing, Sports games, and Strategy.
Manage: GameCenter lets the user manage their Gifts, Rewards, pre-orders, which list, check purchase history, and more.
Currently, Huawei GameCenter has partnerships with top global game companies, such as Lilith games, IGG, Gameloft, Forshow games, etc.
For developers in the gaming sector, the introduction of GameCenter now provides even further benefits including:
- Free professional evaluation services for developers to acquire local feedbacks about the games from overseas regions. This is to help developers localize their apps so the game services will be more relevant and exciting for players across various markets.
- For those developers who need to integrate their games with HMS Core, Huawei will provide technical support to facilitate integration with HMS Core efficiently as needed.
- Access to the “Shining-Star” program, which provides a $1 billion incentive fund and offers various services. This includes a full app development life cycle, funds for development innovation, user growth, marketing, and other aspects for developers.
- Developers have a favorable share of the revenue when developing with Huawei. Additionally, we offer developers advertising and promotional space within GameCenter to reach more consumers.
In future version upgrades, GameCenter will feature an in-app social community. That way, players will be able to use the platform as a way to socialize, make friends, and build communities of fans with the same interests.
Canada to ban Huawei from 5G: Report
Huawei has been under a lot of difficulties for the last three years due to U.S. sanctions, which have led to bans on its network equipment in different markets. However, despite various processes, Canada has now also shown its direction on this matter to ban Huawei from 5G development in the country.
According to the report coming from Reuters, Canada is planning to ban Huawei from its 5G network gear installation program citing national security risks without showing any of them.
The country is following the path of the Five Eyes intelligence-sharing group including five countries including the U.S., U.K., Australia, and New Zealand.
“We intend to exclude Huawei and ZTE from our 5G networks,” Industry Minister Francois-Philippe Champagne told reporters in Ottawa. “Providers who already have this equipment installed will be required to cease its use and remove it under the plans we’re announcing today.”
Aside from this, the Canadian government has also laid down a deadline for carriers and network companies to remove their network 5G equipment by the year 2024. On the other hand, companies that use 4G equipment from Huawei will be required to remove the gear until 2027.
In 2018, Canada announce to review of the ongoing Huawei matter to adapt its network gear. Last, in 2018, Huawei’s Chief Financial Official is detailed Vancouver Airport.
regarding this matter, Alykhan Velshi, Vice President of corporate affairs for Huawei in Canada said with Canadian Broadcasting Corp that the company is still waiting to hear what sort of national security threats they think Huawei poses.
Adding to this, Velshi said, Huawei is completely operational in Canada and there are over 1500 employees in the country, most of them conduct research and development. Other than these, Huaewi continues to sell new products in the market.
Throughout the entire discussion, Huawei has been targeted by the different governments over political means but no one has not shown any sort of evidence against the Chinese tech firm.
Huawei registers ‘Huawei Soil’ trademark
On May 18, 2022, Huawei registered the ‘Huawei Soil’ trademark in China. This trademark application has document version 47543398 and the trademark has not been published yet. According to the information, Trademark Office held that the goods designated for use by the opposed trademark were Class 1 “silicones”.
The ‘Huawei Soil’ trademark class belongs to the same category as “unprocessed plastics; plasticizers” that were approved for use in trademarks such as “Huawei Zhixuan” cited earlier by the opponent. or similar goods.
In further terms, the opposed trademark completely contains the distinctive identification part of the trademark cited by the opponent, “Huawei”, and does not form a new meaning with an obvious difference. If it is used concurrently, consumers will be misunderstood.
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Huawei AppGallery facing a severe issue: Report
Huawei AppGallery is a new generation of an app distribution platform for Huawei devices and the Chinese tech maker is working on improving its productivity for smartphone owners. However, recently a severe issue has been reported on Huawei AppGallery that allows downloading paid apps for free of cost.
According to the input coming from 9to5Google, an Android developer has found an issue in Huawei AppGallery that doesn’t have any special protection feature for the paid applications. This could lead to easy exploitation and enables to obtain the download link for premium apps without even paying for them.
In simple words, it could cause a loss to the developer but the report also mentions that this issue has been reported to Huawei. However, there’s no clear guideline or response that has been received on this matter.
Huawei AppGallery is a smart solution that allows developers to create a new user experience for the consumers. The platform is supported by Huawei Mobile Services (HMS) Core, which enables various APIs in applications.
Huawei AppGallery serves under the top three app marketplace globally and brings a whole range of global and local apps including navigation & transport, news, social media, and more.
AppGallery is available in more than 170 countries and regions with over 580 million monthly active users globally. Huawei partnered with 5.4 million developers across the globe, and in 2021 the total app distributions from AppGallery reached 432 billion times.