Profile: Changyou.Com Ltd (CYOU.O)
15 Nov 2018
Changyou.com Limited, incorporated on August 6, 2007, is an online game developer and operator. The Company is engaged in the development, operation and licensing of online games for personal computers (PCs) and mobile devices. The Company's segments include Online Game segment, which consists primarily of PC games and mobile games; the Platform Channel segment, which consists primarily of online advertising services offered on the 17173.com Website, Internet value-added services (IVAS) offered on the Dolphin Browser and RaidCall and online card and board games offered by MoboTap, and the Cinema Advertising segment, which consists primarily of the acquisition, from operators of movie theaters, and the sale, to advertisers, of pre-film advertising slots, which are advertisements shown before the screening of a movie in a cinema theater. Its PC games are interactive online games that are accessed and played simultaneously by hundreds of thousands of game players through PCs and require that local client-end game access software be installed on the computers used, and mobile games are played on mobile devices and require an Internet connection.
The Company's online games include a range of genres, including massively multi-player online role-playing games (MMORPGs), third person shooter games (TPSs) and collectible card games (CCGs). The Company's online games include games that are developed in-house and games that are licensed from or jointly developed with third-party developers. The Company's in-house developed games include TLBB, a three dimensional (3D) martial arts MMORPG; Blade Online series, a 2.5 dimensional martial-arts MMORPG; Duke of Mount Deer, a 3D martial arts MMORPG; TLBB 3D, a 3D martial arts MMORPG, and Legend of Sword and Fairy 5, a 3D CCG.
The Company's 17173.com Website is an information portal in China, which provides news, electronic forums, online videos and other information services on online games to game players. The Company's offerings enable advertisers to post their advertisements in various forms, including text, media and video advertisements. Its online advertising products include banners, links, logos, buttons and stream advertisements placed on the Company's Websites and sponsorships that focus on a particular event or a particular Website area. The Company also provides players with game-related media services, such as news, online communities, and video for PC games, mobile games and Web games. The Company offers software applications for PCs and mobile devices through the Dolphin Browser and RaidCall. Dolphin Browser is a gateway to a host of user activities on mobile devices, with its users based in Europe, Russia and Japan. RaidCall provides online music and entertainment services, primarily in Taiwan.
The Company competes with Tencent Holdings Limited, NetEase.com, Inc., Kingsoft Corporation Limited, IGG Inc., NetDragon Websoft Inc., Kalends Inc., Perfect World Co., Ltd., Century Cruises, Shulong Technologies, YY Inc., Sina Corporation, Focus Media Group and Wanda Group company.
East Tower, Jing Yan Hotel,
No. 29 Shijingshan Rd, Shijingsh
BEIJING BEJ 100043