Tag Archives: downloads

App Store vitals: 40bn downloads, 500m active accounts

Apple’s App Store has hit 40 billion downloads, less than a year afterreaching 25bn downloads back in March.The announcement follows Flurry’s study that showed1.76bn Android and iOS apps were downloaded in the last week of 2012. Apple certainly had a bumper December as the App Store reached 2bn downloads during …

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Angry Birds downloaded 30m times over Xmas

The global success that is Angry Birds enjoyed a blockbuster Christmas. Rovio’s game was downloaded an eye-watering 30m times between December 22nd and December 29th. On Christmas Day alone the game as purchased 8m times. With Flurry data suggesting that 17.4m new Android and iOS devices – that means there …

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GAME ups PC download offer

Having recently partnered with Steam to boost its digital PC offer, GAME has launched another non-boxed venture. From this week gamers will be able to purchase digital download codes in-store. Furthermore, they will also be able to pre-order digital PC games, with a download code being sent to them on …

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Free XBLA title Happy Wars surpasses 1.2m downloads

Xbox Live’s first free-to-play title Happy Wars has amassed over 1.2m players worldwide since launch. Developer Toylogic announced the figure earlier this week, while simultaneously rolling out a new holiday-themed update for the title. The update is supposed to improve matchmaking and online stability as well. Happy Wars debuted in …

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Nintendo blames German laws for Wii U adult content download restrictions

German youth protection regulations are being blamed for Nintendo’s decision to block the downloading of adult-rated games content on the Wii U. MCV reported late on Friday that owners of the console can only access such content between the hours of 11pm and 3am. And as hard to believe as …

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FIFA 13 demo downloaded 4.6m times

The anticipation could hardly be any bigger ahead of the release of FIFA 13 this Friday. EA has revealed that the FIFA 13 demo it released has been downloaded a staggering 4.6m times. That’s an EA Sports record, and it’s also a rise of 42 per cent compared to the …

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Super Hexagon hits 10,000 downloads, heading to PC/Mac and Android

Terry Cavanagh, much to his surprise, appears to have a hit on his hands with Super Hexagon. The indie developer, and Forbes 30 under 30 man, revealed on Reddit that his iOS title had been downloaded over 10,000 times just three days out from launch. It’s sold about 10,000 copies …

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Nintendo’s expands its brave new digital world

The days of Satoru Iwata cowering behind the sofa at the mere mention of the internet are (mostly) behind us. Nintendo has announced that New Super Mario Bros 2 will not be the only full game” download to be made available on the Nintendo eShop next week. The publisher will …

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Day Z reaches one million unique users

Independently developed Arma II mod Day Z has passed the one million registered users milestone. It’s a tremendous achievement for creator Dean Hall, whose creation – which is completely free to download – has become one of the hottest properties in gaming since its release in June of this year. …

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