Mumbai, April 22, 2013: ZAPAK MOBILE GAMES, the mobile gaming division of Reliance Entertainment Digital and India’s leading mobile games developer and publisher, has achieved a milestone: 100 MILLION DOWNLOADS on the NOKIA STORE.
Zapak Mobile Games, which is known globally for its titles like Real Steel, Total Recall, F1 2011, Ben 10 and ICC Cricket etc. had recorded 50,000, downloads only a 14 months ago and this latest increase in the number of downloads makes Zapak Mobile Games number 1 in India on the Nokia Store.
A total of 22 games with over 1 million downloads that included titles like Chhota Bheem Racing, Ninja Strike, ICC Cricket World Cup 2011, WWERaw and Ben 10 Ultimate Alien contributed in accomplishing the 100 million mark. The highest number of downloads were recorded for the game T20 Cricket 2012 with 7.76 million downloads; followed by Border War Face Off with 5.83 million downloads.
India ranked at No. 1 amongst the top 5 countries where maximum downloads were witnessed with 57,418,175 downloads. It was followed by Vietnam (4,864,552), Pakistan (4,292,564), Indonesia (3,646,806) and Thailand (2,752,993).
Says Chaitanya Prabhu, Business Head – India, Zapak Digital Entertainment: “We are elated to have witnessed the milestone of a 100 million downloads of our games on the Nokia Store that positions us on No.1 in India on the store. This achievement further reinstates the popularity of Zapak Mobile Games amongst users of Nokia devices. We are encouraged to continue developing games that will continue to keep the gamers entertained and engaged. The Nokia Store has always been a great platform to partner with and we look forward to many more milestones in times to come.”
Adds Gerard Rego, Head Developer Experience, Nokia India: “India is big on gaming today and gaming app downloads are growing at a robust rate. Being the largest app store in the country, Nokia store witnesses over 80 million downloads per month of which gaming is one of the most popular categories. Zapak Mobile Games’ relevant and engaging content has successfully tapped the preferences of the young Indian consumers and they are hooked on to it with great excitement. With a lot of first time internet users experiencing data consumption on our Asha range of devices, the success of Zapak Mobile games on Nokia Store elucidates the fact that consumers across price points today prefer superior experiences on their mobiles.”
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