The husband and wife team at Imangi Studios have developed one of the most successful games of all time. Temple Run 2 has been downloaded more than 50 million times over the course of 13 days on Android and iOS, making it the fastest-growing mobile game ever. The previous record was set by Angry Birds Space, which surpassed 50 million downloads in 35 days. Temple Run 2 debuted on the App Store on January 17th and quickly rose to the No.1 spot on the charts. Following a successful week on iOS, Imangi released the game on Google Play and the Amazon Appstore where Temple Run 2 continued to flourish. The studio’s original Temple Run game was released in 2011 and has been downloaded more than 170 million times. Imangi’s press release follows below. More →
Imangi Studios, the creators of the hit game Temple Run, released a sequel to its popular Indiana Jones-esque runner game on Apple’s (AAPL) App Store last week. Temple Run 2 features the same gameplay as its predecessor, however it includes a new environment, better graphics and performance, and more powerups and achievements. The game has been well received by iOS users, currently holding a four star rating, and has been downloaded more than 20 million times, six million within the first 24 hour, in just four days. For context, Angry Birds Space was downloaded 10 million times in less than three days across multiple operating systems. Imangi’s original game has been downloaded more than 170 million times on Android and iOS. Temple Run 2 is available now on the App Store and is slated to arrive on Android this week.