Roblox Shutdown China App LuoBuLesi, Says Creating Another Version


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US video gaming platform Roblox has pulled down its Chinese app, which has stepped up its expansion efforts in the country, telling Reuters it was part of “several important momentous actions” as it builds its next version. The LuoBuLesi app, which Roblox launched in July in partnership with an affiliate of Tencent Holdings, was shut down on December 8, disappearing from the mainland App Store. The app now shows users a message thanking them for using the trial version when they log on. The app’s importance for Roblox’s expansion in China was discussed prominently in the company prospectus for its...