Cupertino, California – JoyBits, a leading publisher and developer of interactive entertainment, today announced that its award- winning, brain-teasing Doodle Series of games comprised of, Doodle GodTM, Doodle DevilTM & Doodle FarmTM, has been downloaded by users more than 100,000,000 times in over 150 countries since first launching in July 2010. The milestone places the Doodle series in elite company and sets the stage for JoyBits’ hyper growth in the coming year.
Combining intelligent game play, irresistible puzzles and off beat humor with game play that appeals to gamers of all ages, the Doodle series has built a tremendous fan following worldwide. Each game offers players something deliciously unique. Doodle God allows gamers to mix and match hundreds of elements as they create a universe of their dreams. Doodle Devil, offers a devilish spin to the world building puzzle play while Doodle Farm is the perfect fix for animal lovers.
“Today marks an awesome achievement by the JoyBits team and is a testament to the quality and global popularity of the Doodle series. We would like to thank our fans worldwide for their support and let them know that more great Doodle games are coming soon, starting with a huge upcoming update to Doodle Devil, as well as the brand new Doodle Kingdom,” says Anton Rybakov, co-founder and chairman of JoyBits.
The strength of the Doodle series continues to grow annually in terms of revenue, rate of downloads and #1 rankings in dozens of countries worldwide. The recent launch of Doodle God 2.0 for the iPad and iPhone saw the game hit #1 best selling Puzzle / Board app in over 60 countries, as well as the top 5 best-selling iPhone and iPhone apps in all categories in the United States charts. Likewise, the recent launch on Windows8 saw Doodle God 2.0 hit the #1 app across all categories in the United States, as well as the top 5 best-selling apps in countries like China, South Korea, Germany, UK and India.
A few interesting facts to put the 100,000,000 milestone in perspective include;
* Over 38,500 years of game play enjoyed by fans
* Only 11 countries in the world have a population bigger than 100,000,000
* Over 150,000 new players a day, 6250 an hour and 104 a minute
* If the Doodle series was a religion it would be the 6th largest religion in the world
“As a result of the excellent quality of game play, the Doodle series of apps is experiencing a period of hyper growth,” stated Paul Baldwin, CEO of JoyBits. “We anticipate tremendous revenue growth and profit growth over the next 18th months, capped by the launch of highly anticipated and completely re-imagined Doodle God 2 in 2014.”
JoyBits is headquartered in London, England with offices in San Francisco, California and St. Petersburg, Russia. With over 100 million downloads since its launch in July 2010, the award- winning ‘Doodle’ series of apps including: Doodle God, Doodle Devil and Doodle Farm, have become one of the world’s most beloved puzzle franchises for gamers of all ages. Combining classic mix-and-match game play with clever world building mechanics, the Doodle series puts the power of creation in gamers’ hands. The Doodle series of apps have tallied over 600 years of game play enjoyed by fans in over 100 countries. The Doodle series is available for iOS and Android devices, in addition to Windows phones, Windows8, BlackBerry10 and numerous other platforms. All Material and Software (C) Copyright 2013 JoyBits. All Rights Reserved. Apple, the Apple logo, iPhone, iPod and iPad are registered trademarks of Apple Inc. in the U.S. and/or other countries. Other trademarks and registered trademarks may be the property of their respective owners.