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Temple Run 2 is the fastest growing mobile game of all time with 50 million downloads in 13 days

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Temple Run 2 is the fastest growing mobile game of all time with 50 million downloads in 13 days
With 50 million downloads in just 13 days, Temple Run 2 has become the fastest growing mobile game of all time. The previous record was held by Angry Birds Space, which had been downloaded 50 million times in 35 days. Temple Run 2 launched on January 17th as an iOS exclusive and quickly rose to #1 in Free Apps with 6 million downloads in 24 hours. Once released in the Google Play Store and Amazon Marketplace, the game hit the top spot in both market places.

"Temple Run has evolved into something so much bigger than us. The game has performed beyond our wildest dreams, and we are thrilled that gamers and fans have embraced Temple Run 2 in such a short period of time."-Keith Shepherd, co-founder, Imangi Studios

The game follows your character, who has stolen an idol from the Temple, and is being chased by Evil Demon Monkeys. The original Temple Run was downloaded 170 million times and was originally 99 cents before being repriced as a free game. Not that the husband and wife team behind the mobile game is starving. In-app purchases are helping Imangi Studios, the company they formed, rake in the cash.

In addition, the game has spawned Temple Run branded merchandise from clothing to board games and even a successful spin off game that was created along with Pixar. In June 2012, Imangi and Disney Pixar launched Temple Run: Brave, a mobile game that merged the world of Pixar's movie Brave with the world of Temple Run. That game soared to the top spot in the App Store soon after its release.

source: ImangiStudios via BGR

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posted on 31 Jan 2013, 23:01 1

1. wendygarett (unregistered)


Somethings wrong on my dad's iPad 4gen...
I reinstall this apps 3 Times, and still sluggish until I kept game over for no reason... Hope dev fix this :(

posted on 01 Feb 2013, 00:26 5

6. jade272727 (Posts: 62; Member since: 10 Dec 2011)


Because iPad is a crap! :P

posted on 01 Feb 2013, 00:36 2

7. wendygarett (unregistered)


Even so, I still love Apple tho :p

posted on 01 Feb 2013, 01:45 1

10. jade272727 (Posts: 62; Member since: 10 Dec 2011)


:))))

posted on 01 Feb 2013, 08:38

15. yyuu1000 (Posts: 150; Member since: 26 Jul 2012)


how old s your dad

posted on 01 Feb 2013, 22:46

17. jade272727 (Posts: 62; Member since: 10 Dec 2011)


Why??

posted on 01 Feb 2013, 03:17 1

12. MONUQ (Posts: 31; Member since: 26 Jan 2013)


Why they are hesitating to put on windows phone...

posted on 01 Feb 2013, 08:24

14. SuperAndroidEvo (Posts: 3515; Member since: 15 Apr 2011)


With all the success the game has recieved I see no reason why they can't port this game over to Windows Phone 7.8/8.

I think it will happen. Don't lose hope.

+1

posted on 31 Jan 2013, 23:01

2. MC1123 (Posts: 1220; Member since: 12 Nov 2012)


this game is just so awesome!! imagi should better bring this to BB10 and WP8 to make that number even bigger! coz unlike angry birds which is avilable to all platform, this is i think is the best selling ever, not to mention its free!

posted on 01 Feb 2013, 00:08

4. tashreef (Posts: 475; Member since: 24 Nov 2012)


It's on high demand because it's a best "FREE" ! game

posted on 01 Feb 2013, 00:00

3. Edmund (Posts: 645; Member since: 13 Jul 2012)


So all you have to do is plagiarize the crap out of a famous hollywood movie and you can make a million bucks. hmm... I might develop a game loosely based around the hunger games. I'll even call it "Total Hunger Running Recall Man"

posted on 01 Feb 2013, 01:44 1

9. Retro-touch (Posts: 239; Member since: 24 Oct 2011)


And your point is??? You can't enjoy a games success without bringing up irrelevant crap.

Its awesome, nuff said

posted on 01 Feb 2013, 00:19

5. Savage (Posts: 431; Member since: 28 Jul 2012)


This game is awesome on Nexus 7.

posted on 01 Feb 2013, 01:22

8. microsoftnokiawin (Posts: 764; Member since: 30 Mar 2012)


just saying
Temple Run 2 is the fastest *FREE* growing mobile game of all time with 50 million downloads in 13 days

angry birds space cost money on ios and had ingame ads in android

EDIT: if bought free on android

posted on 01 Feb 2013, 02:00

11. speckledapple (Posts: 877; Member since: 29 Sep 2011)


I guess I can count myself as someone who has not downloaded the game.

posted on 01 Feb 2013, 07:23

13. Geezay (Posts: 3; Member since: 27 Nov 2009)


And your point is?

posted on 01 Feb 2013, 10:26

16. speckledapple (Posts: 877; Member since: 29 Sep 2011)


I suppose my point is that I have not downloaded the game yet.

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