2012-04-27 11:52 by Gaming Xpress Team
UTV Indiagames, India’s premier gaming company has created history yet again! It has crossed the 100 million downloads mark on the Nokia Store. UTV Indiagames is the first company in the world to have reached this landmark on the Nokia Store with the total number of downloads being 1,00,016,329. Only three months back, UTV Indiagames had crossed the 50 million downloads mark.
Downloads were recorded from countries right around the world, with the top 10 countries being India, Vietnam, Brazil, Turkey, Indonesia, Thailand, Russian Federation, Mexico, Pakistan and Saudi Arabia.
Cricket, Bollywood, Casual and Action are the top three genres of games downloaded with top 10 games being – Ra. One Genesis, T20 Fever 2011, Aladdin, DLF IPL, Force, Cricket T20 World Championship, D3 Commando, Mowgli in the Jungle Book, Cricket T20 World Championship and Monster Truck Dash.
Today the UTV Indiagames’ catalogue offers over 300 games across genres like sports, action, racing, bollywood, cricket etc. Top handsets across all titles are Nokia X2-01, Nokia 2700 Classic, Nokia X2-00, Nokia 5130 XpressMusic and Nokia C3-00.
Speaking on achieving this milestone, Vishal Gondal, CEO, UTV Indiagames, said, “Just three months back we had crossed the 50 million downloads mark. And now three months on its 100 million already! We are delighted that users across the world are enjoying our games. This achievement encourages us to continue to develop world-class games across genres. Nokia though relatively new in the app store market has created a significant mark for itself in the segment and has opened avenues for game development companies worldwide. We hope to continue this amazing partnership with Nokia and create a footprint for Indian gaming industry globally.”
Viral Oza, Director-Marketing, Nokia India said, “The 100 million download mark on the Nokia Store is a huge achievement for UTV Indiagames and demonstrates consumers’ appetite for Nokia’s locally relevant content, globally. It is also testimony to the fact that India is has a rich talent pool in the area. As leaders in the industry, Nokia is committed to nurturing a culture of innovation in the mobile app industry and supports developers with tools and insights which can help them develop successful and rewarding applications and games for their consumers. We are delighted with the Indiagames success story and look forward to more such milestones from Indian developers.”
For the UTV Indiagames catalogue on the Nokia Store, click here.