Deer Hunter® 2014 Sets New Glu Mobile Download and Single-Day Revenue Records
Leading hunting franchise reaches #1 Top Free Game on iOS in 78 countries; now live on Android
San Francisco, Calif. - September 25, 2013 - Glu Mobile Inc. (GLUU), a leading global developer and publisher of free-to-play games for smartphone and tablet devices, today announced that the company`s recently released Deer Hunter 2014 has achieved new company sales and global ranking records. Released September 18th on Apple`s iOS and Mac platforms, Deer Hunter 2014 has already achieved the #1 Top Free Game ranking on the App Store in 78 countries and set new company records for global, single-day sales and downloads. The game reached #1 Top Free overall App in 19 countries.
Deer Hunter 2014 milestones include:
Glu record 5M+ downloads in first 7 days of global release
Single-day Glu record of 1M+ downloads globally from a single Glu title
Reached #7 U.S. App Store Top Grossing chart position for iPhone
Single-day Glu record of gameplay sessions (18M+)
Single-day record for global revenues from a single Glu title
#1 Top Free App ranking in 19 countries
#1 Top Free Game ranking in 78 countries
"We are delighted with the initial player response to Deer Hunter 2014," said Niccolo de Masi, Glu CEO. "Glu`s solid execution and application of the company`s recently developed games-as-a-service and monetization strategies are key drivers of Deer Hunter 2014`s success. We believe we are just scratching the surface of the organization`s performance potential and look forward to launching a strong portfolio of titles in Q4 and beyond."
This is the first game from Glu Mobile supported by GluOn, the company`s centralized technology infrastructure. GluOn powers Deer Hunter`s new competitive and cooperative Club Hunt challenges. Players from around the world are engaging in this new social gameplay mode to rise up the leaderboards and earn new in-game rewards.
Deer Hunter 2014 is available for free from the App Store on iPhone, iPad or iPod touch or at www.AppStore.com/DeerHunter2014. The Mac version of Deer Hunter 2014 is available now as a free download from the Mac App Store at http://bit.ly/154vTYF. The company today released Deer Hunter 2014 for Android and can be downloaded at http://bit.ly/1dHT2FC.
About Deer Hunter 2014
Journey to North America`s Pacific Northwest, the savannas of Central Africa, and the forests of British Columbia to hunt deer, elk, bears, moose, wolves and more. Deer Hunter returns with all new hunt modes, allowing players to become fully immersed in the gameplay. Environments feature picturesque landmarks like Mount Rainier, the Hoh Rainforest, Serengeti grasslands, and Victoria Falls. Hunters are challenged by three times the variety of animals compared with Deer Hunter Reloaded, as well as improved graphics and upgradable firearms.
Cautions Regarding Forward-Looking Statements
This press release contains certain "forward-looking statements" related to the business of Glu Mobile Inc., including statements that we believe we are just scratching the surface of the organization`s performance potential and look forward to launching a strong portfolio of titles in Q4 and beyond. Such forward-looking statements involve known and unknown risks and uncertainties, including, but not limited to, the risk that consumer demand for smartphones, tablets and next-generation platforms does not grow as significantly as we anticipate or that we will be unable to capitalize on any such growth; the risk that we do not realize a sufficient return on our investment with respect to our efforts to develop freemium games for smartphones, tablets and next-generation platforms; and the risk of product delays. Certain of these risks and uncertainties are or will be described in greater detail in our public filings with the SEC. Glu is not under obligation to (and expressly disclaims any such obligation to) update or alter its forward-looking statements whether as a result of new information, future events or otherwise.
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