Draw Something and Zynga Poker coming to Nokia Asha Touch phones
Popular mobile games Draw Something and Zynga Poker will soon be available on Nokia Asha Touch phones, the Finnish company announced today. Both titles will be made available for download in Q3 of this year and downloading them from the Nokia Store will be free of charge. Nokia's Asha Touch lineup so far includes the Asha 305 and 306, as well as the Asha 311, all of which come with 3-inch touchscreen displays, 1GHz processors, and social networking features, all the while retailing at competitive prices.
The Nokia Store is also home to over 20 arcade classics from Namco Bandai – PAC-MAN, Final Fantasy, Flight Control and Ridge Racer, and many more, all of which are priced between $0.99 and $2.99. Several titles by Gameloft and Rovio's popular Angry Birds can also be downloaded, while 40 EA games come pre-loaded on every Asha Touch phone.
So in case you have a Nokia Asha Touch handset, keep an eye out for Draw Something and Zynga Poker. It shouldn't take more than a few weeks until they land on the Nokia Store, and we can assure you that both of them deserve to be checked out.
Nokia & Zynga partnership grows to bring blockbuster games to Nokia Asha Touch phones
Draw Something and Zynga Poker coming to over 100 million Nokia consumers during Fall 2012
Espoo, Finland - Nokia today announced they will bring Zynga's global hit games, Draw Something and Zynga Poker, to Nokia Asha Touch devices in Q3 2012 as part of their partnership announced earlier this summer. Nokia Asha Touch users can soon challenge their friends to a round of the popular social drawing and guessing game, or enjoy their own virtual poker match. Zynga's Draw Something and Zynga Poker will both be free to download from Nokia Store.
The announcement reinforces Nokia's commitment to delivering must-have app and gaming experiences to consumers of Nokia Series 40 devices, including the Nokia Asha Touch range. Nokia Asha Touch users already enjoy a variety of mobile gaming experiences enabled by global partners such as EA, Gameloft, Rovio, NAMCO BANDAI and now, Zynga.
"It's great to expand our offering of Zynga games to deliver more blockbuster titles across our portfolio of mobile devices, giving consumers great choice and tremendous value," said Bryan Biniak, VP & GM, Global Partnering & Application Development, Nokia. "With premium design, powerful hardware and outstanding gaming capabilities, we're redefining what consumers expect from today's feature phone experience."
Nokia Asha Touch devices have been designed to provide an incredibly rich, fast and engaging experience to consumers:
- The beautifully crafted Nokia Asha 311 is a fast and fluid 3.5G capacitive touchscreen device, powered by a 1GHz processor to provide a great internet experience.
- The bright and edgy Nokia Asha 305 is a fun and affordable phone, featuring the exclusive Easy Swap dual SIM.
- Its sister, the Nokia Asha 306, is a single SIM model, and becomes Nokia's most affordable Wi-Fi handset to date.
The devices feature the new, fully re-designed Asha Touch user interface, which combines proven ease-of-use from Nokia's heritage with new, digital design innovations. The cloud-accelerated Nokia Browser 2.0 makes Internet surfing up to three times faster and 85% cheaper than comparable browsers, and is available to download for free from Nokia Store.
Recently, Nokia Store broke the five billion downloads landmark. From January to April 2012, 42% of all content downloaded from Nokia Store was delivered to Series 40 devices, including the Asha Touch range. To-date, more than 500 Nokia developers have apps which have achieved more than one million downloads, while India Games, Pico Brothers and Inode have all achieved more than 100 million downloads.