King has released a special version of Candy Krush Saga for the vast Korean market.
Reworked for the mobile messenger based SNS ‘Kakao Talk’ platform, ‘Candy Crush Saga for Kakao’ will be available to its 110 million users.
"In Candy Crush Saga for Kakao King has developed exclusive features that specifically fit to the mobile messenger based SNS ‘Kakao Talk’ and bring a unique and fun social gaming experience to its millions of subscribers across Korea." stated Tommy Palm, ‘games guru’ at King. "For the first time Kakao users will be able to fully immerse themselves in all aspects of the social world of Candy Crush Saga, from sending requests to friends via ‘Kakao Talk’s’ chat, to sharing quirky emoticons which have been exclusively developed for Kakao."
“We’re extremely excited to have the world’s biggest game, Candy Crush Saga, launch on Kakao and are confident it will be as loved by the Kakao community as it is by the rest of the world," added Kakao’s game business director, Seung Whan Vahn.
Casual hit Candy Crush Saga currently enjoys some 700 million plays a day over iOS and Android, and attracts 15.5 million players a day on Facebook.