Whether you’re stuck in quarantine in China, stuck at home like the rest of the world, or just trying to get your life back to normal. We understand you’re probably going stir crazy these days. Week one went from being super productive to now starting wine time at 11 AM. We don’t blame you, it’s crazy times now. But we’re here to help. For the next few weeks, we’ll try to help you to stay (relatively) sane with recommendations from workouts to educational classes, to cooking tips. Stay safe and healthy everyone!
This week we thought we’d give you a break and give you some recommendations with hottest video games that people all over China are playing now! Get ready, set, go!
英雄联盟 (League of Legends)
英雄联盟 or League of Legends has taken China by storm! No matter where you go, whether you’re on the subway, walking down the street, in a restaurant, etc people are on their phone playing like there’s no tomorrow! If you don’t know what League of Legends is, their website says, “League of Legends is a team-based strategy game where two teams of five powerful champions face off to destroy the other’s base. Choose from over 140 champions to make epic plays, secure kills, and takedown towers as you battle your way to victory.” Who’s ready to play!
王者荣耀 (Honor of Kings)
王者荣耀 know in English as Honor of Kings came out in 2015 but is still one of the hottest games on the market! It’s a multiplayer online battle arena developed by TiMi Studios and published by Tencent Games for the iOS and Android mobile platforms, exclusively for the Chinese market. By 2017 it was one of the highest-grossing and most popular games in the world. With an average monthly download of 200 million people and 80 million active players daily, you know this is game you gotta try out!
绝地求生 (Players Unknown’s Battlegrounds)
绝地求生, translated in English to Player Unknown Battlegrounds or also known as “Jedi Survive: Battle Royal” is a multiplayer battle royale game that was released in 2017. A shooting game that takes place in the Battle Royale. Players try to obtain as many corresponding game currency known as “battle points” that can later be used to purchase items to help change the appearance of the character.
开心消消乐 (Fun Fest)
开心消消乐, or translated in English as “Fun Fest” is a game the whole family can enjoy! It’s a matching pattern game similar to games like “Candy Crush”, “Charm King”, or ” Farm Heroes Saga.” It’s a relaxing and addicting game to play during quarantine, especially if you want something more low-key and don’t have to use so much brain power.