TORONTO, ON--(Marketwired - March 25, 2015) - Imperus Technologies Corp. ("Imperus" or the "Company") (TSX VENTURE: LAB) (ISX.F) (FRANKFURT WKN: A12B58) is pleased to announce that mobile installations for its social games, developed by its wholly owned subsidiary, Diwip Ltd., have grown dramatically in 2015. Largely due to the successful launch earlier this year of the Best Casino "Social Slots" title for both Android and iOS, mobile installs in the first quarter have increased over 40% compared to Q4 2014. As a result, mobile installs have now eclipsed desktop installs, representing more than 55% of the total installs for the first quarter of 2015.
Best Casino "Social Slots" was launched on Google Play and the iOS App Store in early Q1 2015, obtaining high ranks on both platforms and it now accounts for nearly 50% of the total mobile installs for the Company. Other Best Casino branded games available for mobile download include Best Poker, Best Bingo and Best Video Slots. All of Diwip's games are free to play and generate revenue primarily through the in-game sale of virtual coins.
"This is a major milestone for the Company, and is proof of the growing opportunity to target mobile users" states Daniel Kajouie, CEO of Imperus. "We have a team with a track record of launching and monetizing successful Freemium games in a desktop environment and we strongly believe in the potential to grow revenues as we launch these games onto mobile platforms. Looking forward, we expect increased mobile traction from the recently released Slots Club app featuring unique social functionality as well as from Bingo Trip which was soft launched on Facebook recently with strong early success."
Bingo Trip Mobile Launch Q2 2015
In addition Imperus announces that it will be launching its latest Facebook desktop success, "Bingo Trip", for Android and iOS in Q2 of 2015. "Bingo Trip" is an exciting feature of the Diwip gaming portfolio, bringing a fun and feature rich bingo experience to the global Facebook audience.
With "Bingo Trip", gamers can play classic bingo for experience, coins and tickets in majestic foreign environments like France, Brazil, Israel and others. Hidden treasure chests are scattered throughout containing coins, which can help users progress along the way. For a more personal experience, gamers can also connect with their Facebook friends to put their skills up against a familiar opponent and points are earned for every friend invited to play. To take things to the next level, gamers can buy extra coins and tickets to boost their odds against opponents and get the most out of the game.
In recent weeks, Bingo Trip has seen remarkable organic growth, which has increased its average daily users several fold.
To enjoy the "Bingo Trip" experience, please visit the "Bingo Trip" Facebook page at https://www.facebook.com/diwipBingoTrip
Imperus Technologies Corp., the parent company of Diwip, is a developer of social and mobile gaming for PC, Mac, iOS and Android platforms. Diwip designs, develops and distributes its top ranked social casino-themed games within online social networks (such as Facebook) and mobile platforms (such as Android or iPhone). All of Diwip's games are free to play and generate revenue primarily through the in-game sale of virtual coins.
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Caution Regarding Forward Looking Information
This press release contains certain statements or disclosures relating to Imperus and its subsidiaries, including Diwip, that are based on the expectations of Imperus as well as assumptions made by and information currently available to Imperus which may constitute forward-looking information under applicable securities laws. Forward-looking information includes, but is not limited to, statements with respect to the success of certain apps and platforms of Diwip and its subsidiaries; the launch of new applications; and statements related to desktop and mobile installs. All such statements and disclosures, other than those of historical fact, which address activities, events, outcomes, results or developments that Imperus anticipates or expect These statements reflect management's current expectations regarding future events and operating performance and speak only as of the date of this press release. The forward looking statements involve a number of risks and uncertainties. These risks and uncertainties include, but are not limited to, delays with the launch of certain applications and the acceptance of the product in the target market, competition in the industry and markets in which the Company operates, the Company's stage of development, long term capital requirements and future ability to fund operations, regulatory requirements, general economic, market or business conditions and future developments in the sectors of the economy in which the business of Imperus operates. The foregoing list of factors is not exhaustive. Please see the Company's Annual Information Form dated December 6, 2014 and other documents available on www.sedar.com, for a more detailed description of the risk factors. The Company undertakes no obligation to update publicly or revise any forward looking statements, whether a result of new information, future results or otherwise, except as required by law.