Updated 22 May, 2013, 9:53 am IST
Temple Run 2 flying off shelves, fastest game to hit 50 mn downloads
| by Nikhil Subramaniam |
Temple Run 2 has surpassed Angry Birds Space's record to become the fastest growing mobile game. Imangi Studios’ follow-up to the immensely popular Temple Run snatched the top spot from Rovio by hitting 50 million downloads in just 13 days—22 days less than it took Angry Birds Space to reach the record. In April 2012, Angry Birds Space became the fastest downloaded mobile game with 50 million downloads in 35 days.
Imangi’s press release stated: “Temple Run 2 originally launched exclusively on the App Store on January 17 and quickly rose to the number 1 slot in Free Apps, earning over six million downloads in less than 24 hours. Following a release on Google Play and Amazon Marketplace, the sequel continued its record-breaking success, racing to the number 1 spot, respectively, in each store. Following in the footsteps of Temple Run, which has been downloaded over 170 million times, Temple Run 2 has cemented itself in mobile gaming history.”
Temple Run 2 reached 50 million downloads on iOS and Android
As far as running games are concerned, tis franchise is easily the most popular one for smartphone users, a fact underlined by this latest achievement. Temple Run 2 was first released on iOS and Android users had to wait a week for it to be released. Even so, the game has been widely praised for its new levels and intricate courses. Check out our review of Temple Run 2 here.
Tags: Temple Run 2 , Temple Run 2 Review , Mobile Games , iOS Games , Android Games , iPad Games , iPhone Games , Tablet Games , Temple Run , Imangi Studios , Disney Games , Temple Run Brave , Angry Birds Space , Rovio , Angry Birds franchise
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