Cygames’ Rage Of Bahamut Exceeds Two Million Users Outside Japan
- Android App Ranked No.1 on Top Grossing Chart Over 14 Consecutive Weeks -
TOKYO, JAPAN (Jul 19th, 2012) – Cygames Inc., subsidiary of CyberAgent, Inc. (TOKYO:4751), developer and operator of popular social games, today announced that the user base of Rage Of Bahamut, Cygames’ English-language social card game provided on Mobage’s worldwide network (http://mobage.com), exceeded two million outside of Japan on July 10, 2012.
Rage of Bahamut (RoB) is debuted in February 2012 and became No.1 on the Top Grossing Chart on US Google Play in April, and still remains No.1 over 14 consecutive weeks. In addition, Rage of Bahamut’s iOS app also ranked No.1 on the Top Grossing Chart of US App Store as of June 12, 2012.
“This achievement is a clear indication that this visually stunning, made-in-Japan RPG has been greatly enjoyed by users worldwide for its innovative game mechanics and enchantingly-designed cards,” said Yusuke Hidaka, Vice President of CyberAgent, Inc. “We hope that more users outside of Japan will enjoy our games as we plan to expand our overseas business operations.”
The original RoB (‘Shingeki-no-Bahamut’) is a fantasy adventure game in which players roam the world, drawing out powers from cards. After choosing between ‘Man’, ‘Gods’ or ‘Demons’ cards, players build and strengthen themselves as well as their teams by collecting, synthesizing and evolving a variety of unique cards. In Japan, the original RoB is provided as an HTML-based browser game on the domestic Mobage” network, which is operated by DeNA Co., Ltd. On Mobage’s worldwide network, RoB is provided as smartphone app for both Android and iOS users.
In addition to RoB, Cygames intends to continuously provide a wide range of games, thereby enabling an increasing number of people all over the world to enjoy and enhancing their gaming experiences.
*Above mentioned No.1 is from “Store Stats” Top Charts-Android-United States-Overall of App Annie Limited www.appannie.com
A developer and operator of social games, Cygames, Inc. aims to consistently raise brand awareness by providing the “best content ever.” ‘Shingeki no Bahamut’ is a social card game released in the fall of 2011 that has enjoyed an enormous success as a fantasy RPG with unprecedentedly beautiful visual elements and has now begun global deployment. For more information, visit the company’s site at: www.cygames.co.jp
About CyberAgent, Inc.
CyberAgent, Inc. is a leading worldwide developer, publisher and distributor of interactive entertainment for PCs, handheld and wireless devices. Founded in 1998, the company has provided many kinds of businesses in Japan including being the largest social game provider, running the #1 blog based communication service (Ameba), the #1 internet, and the #1 corporate venture capital. CyberAgent maintains operations in the U.S., China, Vietnam, Japan with corporate headquarters located in Tokyo, Japan.
Inquiry concerning the release:
CyberAgent Inc. Ameba information dissemination desk
E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org Tel: +81-3-5459-6245
This entry was posted on Monday, July 9th, 2012 at 12:00 pm