… unlike their Western counterparts, [China’s] inventing creative strategies to protect the bottom line. Take the videogame market… many Chinese companies designed games that work only when users connect to a centralized server. Most gamers play for free, but accessories that enhance the experience are available only online from the manufacturer.
As a result, the online gaming market is expected to grow 20% annually over the next 5 years.
SOURCE: Newsweek, June 7 (hard copy), Isaac Stone Fish.