NEXT GAMES AND AMC’S THE WALKING DEAD: NO MAN’S LAND TOPS APP STORE CHARTS AROUND THE WORLD IN ITS OPENING WEEKEND
The Official Mobile Game of the TV Show Hits #1 Free Game in 13 Countries with Over 1 Million Downloads in Its First Weekend Alone and Keeps Charting Glowing Reviews: Over 2,200 Reviews with an Exceptional Average Rating of 4.63 out of 5
NEW YORK, NY / HELSINKI, FINLAND – October 13, 2015 – AMC and Next Games released The Walking Dead: No Man’s Land, the official mobile game based on AMC’s record-breaking TV series, for iPhone, iPad and iPod touch on October 8th, and the game quickly skyrocketed to the #1 spot on Apple’s Top Free App chart for both iPhone and iPad in the United States and 11 other countries, including the United Kingdom, Brazil and Germany.
The Walking Dead: No Man’s Land also earned the #1 spot on Apple’s Top Free Game chart in 13 countries in its opening weekend and keeps climbing up the charts in additional territories. The Walking Dead: No Man’s Land was downloaded over 1 million times in the first three days alone, drawing over 2,200 user reviews with an average rating of 4.63 out of five. Close to 80% of players gave the game the full five-star rating.
“We’re thrilled that so many people are enjoying The Walking Dead: No Man’s Land along with the launch of season six,” said Mac McKean, senior vice president of digital media for AMC and SundanceTV. “We worked closely with Next Games to give fans a mobile game that’s entertaining and true to the world of ‘The Walking Dead.’”
“Our early success speaks to the power of the unique collaboration between AMC and Next Games’,” said Teemu Huuhtanen, CEO at Next Games. “The huge amount of positive reviews within just the first days confirms we have succeeded in creating a beautiful game that resonates with gamers and ‘The Walking Dead’ fans alike. This is only the beginning – we are listening to player feedback carefully and have a strong road map of content and features to roll out.”
Here is more data on The Walking Dead: No Man’s Land opening weekend in the App Store:
- Over 1,000,000 downloads during the opening weekend
- #1 iPhone & iPad Free App in the U.S. App Store
- #1 Free App in 12 countries
- #1 Free Game in 13 countries
- #1 Role Playing Game in 117 countries
- 31 million minutes played
- 50 million walkers killed
- 5 million missions completed
- 5 million videos watched
- Top 10 countries by installs: United States, Thailand, United Kingdom, France, Canada, Vietnam, Brazil, Italy, Philippines and Germany
The Walking Dead: No Man’s Land is available to download for free on iPhone, iPad and iPod touch: http://getnomansland.com. It will be available for Android in the coming weeks.
AMC’s “The Walking Dead” is the highest rated basic cable program in the history of television and the #1 show on TV in the U.S. among adults 18-49 for three years in a row. The series kicked off its sixth season on Sunday, October 11.
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